Wren Day

Wren Day
A celebration on December 26 where people, especially boys, hunt a fake wren.

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  • Wren Day — also known as Wren s day, Hunt the Wren Day or The Hunting of the Wrens ( ga. Lá an Dreoilín) is celebrated on December 26, St. Stephen s Day, on the Isle of Man, Ireland and Wales. The tradition consists of hunting a fake wren, and putting it on …   Wikipedia

  • Wren Blackberry — A children s fiction author, Wren Blackberry emerged with the publication of the Métrico Mesh series. Much of her work attempts to incorporate educational curriculum standards, lightly touching on several scientific and historical subjects. A… …   Wikipedia

  • wren-boy — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun Britain : one of a party of masked or costumed male singers that goes from house to house on Boxing Day carrying a holly bush with a wren or bright bits of cloth attached and begging gifts …   Useful english dictionary

  • St. Stephen's Day — ▪ holiday also called  Boxing Day ,  Wren Day , or  Constitution Day   one of two holidays widely observed in honour of two Christian saints. In many countries December 26 commemorates the life of St. Stephen (Stephen, Saint), a Christian deacon… …   Universalium

  • Red-winged Fairy-wren — Taxobox name = Red winged Fairy wren image width = 220px image caption = Male in nuptial plumage, Margaret River, Western Australia status = LC status system = iucn3.1 status ref = [BirdLife International 2004.… …   Wikipedia

  • Superb Fairy-wren — Taxobox name = Superb Fairy wren status = LC status system = iucn3.1 status ref = [IUCN2006|assessors=BirdLife International|year=2004|id=50687|title=Malurus cyaneus|downloaded=9 May 2006] image width = 250px image caption = Male in breeding… …   Wikipedia

  • St. Stephen's Day — Infobox Holiday holiday name = St. Stephen s Day type = Christian caption = official name = nickname = Feast of St Stephen observedby = Christians date = 26 December (Western) 27 December (Eastern) celebrations = observances = relatedto = Boxing… …   Wikipedia

  • Variegated Fairy-wren — Taxobox name = Variegated Fairy wren status = LC status system = IUCN3.1 status ref = [IUCN2006|assessors=BirdLife International|year=2004|id=50689|title=Malurus lamberti|downloaded=09 May 2006 Database entry includes justification for why this… …   Wikipedia

  • Splendid Fairy-wren — Taxobox name = Splendid Fairy wren status = LC status system = iucn3.1 status ref = [IUCN2006|assessors=BirdLife International|year=2004|id=50688|title=Malurus splendens|downloaded=19 October 2007] image caption = A male Splendid Fairy wren… …   Wikipedia

  • White-winged Fairy-wren — Taxobox name = White winged Fairy wren image caption = ssp. leuconotus Coolmunda Dam, nr Inglewood, Qld status = LC status system = iucn3.1 status ref =IUCN2006|assessors=BirdLife International|year=2004|id=50686|title=Malurus… …   Wikipedia

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