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wren in Birds topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishwrenwren /ren/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 HBBa very small brown bird
Examples from the Corpus
wrenToday I heard a wren singing.A wren scrabbled in leaf litter a few yards away: tiny, rufous-brown, pert tailed.Cactus wrens and Inca doves nest in thick tangles of mesquite.Members of the crew who also include wrens, will take part in a number of sporting fixtures and visits.The little wren does the same and is shy but smug in her self-reliance.Moorhens, wrens and woodpeckers all include species that, in some circumstances, behave in this way.A loud burst of singing gave away the presence of the ubiquitous wren.