Wrens, Kinglets, and Gnatcatchers
Wrens - Family Troglodytidae
Rock Wren Salpinctes obsoletus. Accidental.
Carolina Wren Thryothorus ludovicianus. Breeder. Common in all seasons and regions. Found in thickets in woodlands, farmlands, and suburbs. Lowest Conservation Concern.
Bewick’s Wren Thryomanes bewickii. Historical breeder. Occasional in winter, spring, and fall in all regions. Found in farmlands, hedgerows, and thickets. No breeding season records since 1976. HIGHEST CONSERVATION CONCERN.
House Wren Troglodytes aedon. Breeder. Common in winter, spring, and fall in
Winter Wren Troglodytes troglodytes. Fairly common in winter, spring, and fall in
Sedge Wren Cistothorus platensis. Common in winter, spring, and fall in
Marsh Wren Cistothorus palustris. Breeder. Common in all seasons in
Kinglets- Family Regulidae
Golden-crowned Kinglet Regulus satrapa. Common in winter, spring, and fall in inland regions. In
Ruby-crowned Kinglet Regulus calendula. Common in winter, spring, and fall in all regions. Found in woodlands. Lowest Conservation Concern.
Old World Warblers and Gnatcatchers - Family Sylviidae
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher Polioptila caerulea. Breeder. Common in spring, summer, and fall, and fairly common in winter in Gulf Coast region. In other regions, common in spring, summer, and fall, and rare in winter. Found in open woodlands, forest edges, and tree-lined fence rows. Low Conservation Concern.
Mirarchi. Ralph E., ed. 2004. Alabama Wildlife, Volume One. A Checklist of Vertebrates and Selected Invertebrates: Aquatic Mollusks, Fishes, Amphibians, Reptiles, Birds and Mammals. The University of Alabama Press, Tuscaloosa, AL. 209 pp.