The Carolina Wren is present during the entire year and is one
of the few winter songsters. It is to be looked for in any
kind of wooded territory and is common in the Swope Park
district, in the Blue Valley and Brush Creek woods and in all
the wilder sections of the county.
It nests among overhanging roots along creeks and ravines or in
holes in the banks. One nest was found by Tindall in a
wagon bridge near Independence. Five to seven eggs are
laid in early May and more than one brood is raised.
One nest was found on August 15, 1901, containing three fresh