Singing in cypress tree near pond.
Makes a whirring noise.
0630-0915; field ornithology class.
4 Carolina Wren (Thryothorus ludovicianus) This observation is one of many made by birder expert (and former Columbia [SC] Audubon society president) Dr. Caroline Eastman on the Bluff Trail at Congaree National Park as part of the 2016 BioBlitz. Observations were made between 10 am and 12 pm on 5/21/2016. All birds expected and verified on Congaree NP bird list. No photos were made, but staff at Congaree National Park and the NPS Old-Growth Bottomland Forest Research and Education Center fully defer to Dr. Eastman's IDs.
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...