Superb Blue Wren

Superb Blue Wren

What a cute little bunch! Superb Blue Wrens are common, they are photogenic, they love civilized environs and they occur in flocks one cannot overhear. In fact, these groups are pretty interesting: the are formed by a couple with their, well let's say "friends and mates". Both of the couple will sometimes mate with them and also help raising the chicks - still stay together as a couple and care for their chicks first. A concept as lively as their appearance. Someone told me he bought an SLR camera only for them - as they cannot sit still for 2 seconds. But thank god - one comes across them over and over again, so they are plenty of chances for a good shot of them.

The males show this stunning plumage only during breeding season, only elder ones may keep the blue offseason.

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Superb Blue Wren chick

above: Chick of the Superb Blue Wren

above: female Superb Blue Wren

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