Call, chip; song, a reedy warble resembling in tone that of a Long-billed marsh wren.
I found the Short-billed marsh wren quite abundant, and in such localities as it is found eastward.
Darker and larger than the Short-billed marsh wren, with a blackish brown crown and white stripe over the eye.
You see, he belonged to one branch of the marsh wren family; and they all had bills like that.
As well look for pond lilies on a rocky hillside as a marsh wren outside a marsh.
He missed the bobolink, the seaside finch, and the marsh wren, but his woods and grounds abounded in other species.