The Marsh Wren has a blackish brown crown and white stripe over the eye. Has a brown back with black and white markings and black bars on the wings. As well look for pond lilies on a rocky hillside as a Marsh Wren outside a marsh. Give him cat-tails for cover and to support his bulky nest and he is at home. His scolding notes betray his ancestry and his reeling, rippling song, delivered both from a perch and on fluttering wings above the reeds, suggests in form, at least, that of the House Wren.
Population and distribution.
Nests from Virginia to Canada; winters from southern New Jersey to South Carolina.
The 5-9 eggs, laid in early June are uniform chocolate or thickly marked with