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Behold the Cactus Wren! Amazing Photos of the Desert-Dwelling Birds

Curious creatures

cactus wren

(Image credit: Linda & Dr. Dick Buscher)

Cactus wrens are nosy creatures. They will freely fly into an open garage or open car window just to see what morsel of food might be found there. They always seem to be in a hurry, as well as a little agitated. Their behaviors can be somewhat humorous as they rush around tending to their daily tasks. The state of Arizona made the lovable cactus wren its official state bird in 1931.