A Carolina Wren and a Brown Thrasher were having a singing contest.
Full recording here
Feeding one visible nestling
This was recorded from inside by a closed window. The song is very loud and very clear.
carolina wren in pony pasture woods
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The Carolina Wren (Thryothorus ludovicianus) is a common species of wren, resident in the eastern half of the USA, the extreme south of Ontario, Canada, and the extreme northeast of Mexico. A distinct population in the Yucatan Peninsula of Mexico, Belize and extreme north of Guatemala is treated either as a subspecies Thryothorus ludovicianus albinucha, or as a separate species, White-browed Wren (Thryothorus albinucha) . Following a 2006 review, these are the only wrens remaining in...