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Carolina wren

Thryothorus ludovicianus


A pair of wrens has decided to raise their family in the top drawer of our grill! The last photo shows the "entrance hole"!


It looks like we won't be grilling out for a while!

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KarenL 2 years ago

Thanks Glen! Yes, well worth forgoing the barbecue for a few weeks to see this little family grow up!

Glen Marks
Glen Marks 2 years ago

What luck! Awesome series!

KarenL 2 years ago

It was lovely to watch them develop Jacob. I had hoped to watch them fledge but it must have happened really early one morning & I missed it.
Very true Despina! Actually, it was a pretty good choice for a nest site - safe from the raccoons & squirrels though obviously it was a good thing we noticed the nest before we lit the grill! :)

Nature is unpredictable :D

Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 2 years ago

Wow! How beautiful to see them at such a young age!

KarenL 3 years ago

Thanks Jolly!

Jolly Ibañez
Jolly Ibañez 3 years ago

Adorable little chicks.

KarenL 3 years ago

The chicks are now 9 days old & beginning to develop the distinctive eye line. They will fledge in 3 to 5 days time.

KarenL 3 years ago

Photo added of the week old chicks!

KarenL 3 years ago

The chicks are now 2 days old & hungry!

KarenL 3 years ago

Photo added of newly hatched chicks.

KarenL 3 years ago

Yes, we were pretty excited to find this nest in such an unusual place Emma!

Hema Shah
Hema Shah 3 years ago


KarenL 3 years ago

Thanks Maria & Leuba!
Luckily Luc noticed before he lit the grill last night!

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 3 years ago

how nice !

Maria dB
Maria dB 3 years ago

Wrens are so good at finding unusual places for their nests. Cool spotting

Franklin, Tennessee, USA

Lat: 35.92, Long: -86.85

Spotted on May 26, 2012
Submitted on May 26, 2012

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