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Nashville Warbler Oreothlypis ruficapilla

Nashville Warbler Oreothlypis ruficapilla

Aves > Passeriformes > Parulidae

Names in different Languages

GermanRubinfleck-Waldsänger
EnglishNashville Warbler
FrenchParuline à joues grises
SpanishReinita de Nashville

Description

A small songbird breeding in Southern Canada and migrating to Southern Mexico in Winter. This bird mainly eats insects but occasionally supplements the diet with berries and nectar. Prefers dense vegetation like shrubs.

How to Identify

Distinctive characteristics are the white ring grey head and yellow breast and body. They have a black, thin bill.

Where When to Spot

I observed this species only in Tadoussac in Spring.

Photos

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Observations

Tadoussac2018-05-23