rock wren

noun
an American wren, Salpinctes obsoletus, inhabiting the foothills, badlands, and mesa country of the western U.S. and Mexico.

Origin:
1855–60, Americanism

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rock wren

noun
1. short-tailed bird resembling a wren 
2. wren inhabiting badlands and mesa country of western United States and Mexico 
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Another nesting bird of the canyon is the rock wren, a year-round resident.
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