Bird Song of the Day: House Wren (Northern)

The House Wren is commonly encountered in the eastern United States, and this particular specimen was recorded croaking at Frog Hollow in Walla Walla, Washington. The songbird's song has a noticeably staccato and repetitive melody, making it a distinct species with a playful tune.

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