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Nashville Warbler (Oreothlypis ruficapilla)

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 and When to Spot

I observed this species only in Tadoussac in Spring.

Common Names

Nashville Warbler

Rubinfleck-Waldsänger (de)
Reinita de Nashville (es)
Paruline à joues grises (fr)

Taxonomy

Passeriformes
Parulidae
Oreothlypis ruficapilla