Now that the Winter Wren has been torn asunder and we have two species to deal with in North America, the Winter Wren in the east and the Pacific Wren in the west, we here in the eastern United States have to be on top of our game to get some records of wintering Pacific Wrens (and to make some changes to David Sibley’s maps).  But how can one differentiate between Troglodytes hiemalis and Troglodytes pacificusBill Pulliam has the rundown on vocalizations at Notes from soggy bottom.

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Written by Corey
Corey is a New Yorker who lived most of his life in upstate New York but has lived in Queens since 2008. He's only been birding since 2005 but has garnered a respectable life list by birding whenever he wasn't working as a union representative or spending time with his family. He lives in Forest Hills with Daisy, their son, Desmond Shearwater, and their indoor cat, B.B. His bird photographs have appeared on the Today Show, in Birding, Living Bird Magazine, Bird Watcher's Digest, and many other fine publications. He is also the author of the American Birding Association Field Guide to the Birds of New York.