Birds of the World

Troglodytidae : Wrens

Northern Wren / Winter Wren

Troglodytes troglodytes

Lothian, Scotland - September 2005

Out of the 79 species of wrens in the world, the Northern Wren is the only one that occurs outside of the Americas. This widespread and hardy little species is found throughout the temperate regions of the northern hemisphere.

Lothian, Scotland - September 2005

Not only is the wren Britain's commonest bird, occupying over 8.5million territories in the most recent (2000) survey, but it is also the most widespread and is present in 97% of the 10km squares, including some very small and remote islands.

Lothian, Scotland - April 2005

Nottinghamshire, England - March 2012

Nottinghamshire, England - May 2010