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Sunday, May 22, 2011

#28 Pacific Wren

Troglodytes pacificus
IUCN Redlist: Not Assessed (T. troglodytes was Least Concern)
Location: Victoria, BC, Canada
Time: 1635 PDT May 16 2011

Formerly included in the species Troglodytes troglodytes, which was split into 3 in 2010: T. troglodytes in Eurasia, T. hiemalis in eastern North America and T. pacifius on the North American west coast.

I lured this one in with a recording of another singing, which provoked an energetic bout of singing all around me. Despite making itself so visible, it was still hard to get a good shot, as it moved so quickly.


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