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I'm a displaced South/Central Texan living in Louisville Kentucky
I am a princess because I am a child of the Risen King! My background is Baptist, but believe I have a relationship not a religion. I married my childhood sweetheart and together we have raised two wonderful children and got them married off. I love everything about being a wife and mother. Now guess what? I am going to be a GRANDMA!! We are so excited for this next step in our lives.

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

X is for Xenicidae

Xenicidae is a cute tiny little bird found in New Zealand. 

These sweet little birds are from the wrens family

This family has just three species; which are:

Rifleman Acanthisitta chloris
Bush Wren Xenicus longipes [Probably extinct last reported in 1972]
South Island Wren Xenicus gilviventris
So, that is my letter X for Jenny's class today. Everyone better head on over to some other Alphabet Thursday blog pages! Her sister has been sitting in on her class... and well let just say the ruler and the knuckles.... yep she's one of those!  Well if you take a peek around and see you don't have to be told twice really, I love looking around so many creative and wonderful people to visit! So here is where you go.


Jackie said...

I love little birds such as this. It's an awfully long name for a bird . Love your X post this week . I gotta remember that.

jeanne said...

Thank you so much for your visit today. It's late but I hate to go to bed before I respond to my visitors.

I am a bird lover from the word go. the prints and the info was fun to see and read.

I am scrolling down to your outdoor post next.
Have a wonderful week.
Hugs, Jeanne

Jo said...

I just love looking at birds and these are just the cutest little fellows! What a wonderful X post! Thanks so much for stopping by my blog and leaving a wonderful comment!!!

Gattina said...

Such a complicated name for a little cute bird :) !

jfb57 said...

How interesting! I love to watch the birds in my garden. They can really calm you down!

Bee Lady said...

Those pictures are beautiful. We have a wren family that comes back every year and they flit and fly around to all of the birdhouses until they find just the right one. They are so fun to watch.

Cindy Bee

Theresa said...

Good One! I have xtra love for birds:)

JDaniel4's Mom said...

What a cute little bird! I love how petite he is.

Diane said...

I love birds. This one does look very similar to the little house wrens around here.

Have a blessed day! :)

taylorsoutback said...

Wonderful bird prints and you found a perfect X to use this week!I think our own little birds are buried under new fallen snow...happy to see yours!

fredamans said...

Very cute bird!

CollectIn Texas Gal said...

Neat that you went all the way to New Zealand for your Letter X Birds! You are ahead of the game if you can use it again for the Letter Z. Great post for the letter X...and I am watchin' out for that ruler.

Cheryl D. said...

Wow, another great X post! Very cool!

Jenny said...

What a sweet little link to Alphabe-Thursday's letter "X".

I liked the the beautiful pictures you shared with us.

Thanks for linking.



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