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rock wren

noun
1.
an American wren, Salpinctes obsoletus, inhabiting the foothills, badlands, and mesa country of the western U.S. and Mexico.
Origin
1855-1860
1855-60, Americanism
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  • Another nesting bird of the canyon is the rock wren, a year-round resident.

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