Today I and a friend who shall remain nameless (to protect the innocent) were walking out of Sand Dune Park when we heard a strange wren song. We had already heard multiple House Wren calls up and down the slopes of the park, proper, and this bird did not sound like a House Wren. It sounded like a Pacific Wren, but instead of the long, continuous warbling of a Pacific Wren, it consisted of segments of a Pacific type song, with pauses between the phrases. It was in the tall hedge row that borders the jungle gym. I have had Pacific Wren in this very same dense hedge/tree row in the past. I think the bird sounded like this recording that I found, tonight: http://www.xeno-canto.org/363719 I would like comments from others who haveseen/heard terse Pacific Wrens like the one in this recording. Tom Miko Claremont
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