The house wren will build in anything that has an accessible cavity, from an old boot to a bombshell.
"It is nothing but the house wren," I muttered to myself, I know not how often.
Does the house wren always close its song with the rising inflection, as if it were asking a question?
He will not even tolerate a house wren in the vicinity of his nest.
He is reddish-brown, while the house wren, which is half an inch shorter, is cinnamon-brown.
But his pluckiest and most inveterate enemy is the house wren.
A long slender bill, with more of a curve than a house wren's.
Song something like a house wren's, but move bubbling and gurgling.
The barn swallow and house wren feather their nests at the expense of the hens and geese.
But however angelic the voice of the house wren, its temper can put to flight even the English sparrow.