By Eleanor Ludwig and Braelei Hardt
What is the House Wren?
An oft looked over bird, the House Wren (Troglodytes aedon) stands 11 to 13 cm high, weighing 10 to 12 grams. It is one of the most common birds in North America, South America, and Canada and is considered the most widely distributed bird in the Americas. The House Wren can live up to 7 years, despite its relatively small size. They are also very territorial of their nests and surrounding territory. There are thirty-one subspecies of the House Wren.