long-billed marsh wren

noun

Definition of long-billed marsh wren

: a marsh wren (Telmatodytes palustris palustris) that is predominantly dark brown to blackish brown above with buffy sides and white underparts and is widely distributed in North America east of the Rocky mountains

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“Long-billed marsh wren.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/long-billed%20marsh%20wren. Accessed 28 Nov. 2020.

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