Bird #140 — Carolina Wren

thryothorus (from thryon, a reed, and thouros, rushing, leaping) ludovicianus (of Louisiana)

Friday, May 9, 1980 — 7:20 am

Conway, Arkansas — Happy Valley

Along the road up the hill there is a cut-out in the dirt embankment along the road bordered on three sides by a 10-foot wall of dirt and on the other side by the road.  The ground is partly covered with a tangle of fallen trees. The Carolina Wrens were foraging in the brush and root-tangle.  I looked for them because I had heard them singing a few minutes earlier.

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