Louisiana Waterthrush

Other Names: none

Distribution: eastern United States in summer; Central America in winter.

Louisiana Waterthrush distribution range map

Description:

Size: 14-16 cm in length with a 23-25 cm wingspan.

Plumage:  Uniform dark olive-brown above, and white with brown streaks below. The breast may be yellow instead of white. There may be a white eyebrow stripe. The legs are pinkish-brown, the beak is brown, and the eyes are black.

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Louisiana Waterthrush

Louisiana Waterthrush

Bill Shape
all-purpose
Eats
fruit
nut-pieces
sugar-water
Regions
alabama
arizona
arkansas
california
colorado
connecticut
delaware
district of columbia
florida
georgia
illinois
indiana
iowa
kansas
kentucky
louisiana
maine
maryland
massachusetts
mexico
michigan
minnesota
mississippi
missouri
nebraska
nevada
new brunswick
new hampshire
new jersey
new mexico
new york
north carolina
north dakota
nova scotia
ohio
oklahoma
ontario
oregon
pennsylvania
quebec
rhodeisland
south carolina
south dakota
tennessee
texas
utah
vermont
virginia
west virginia
wisconsin
Tail Shape
fan-shaped-tail
Wing Shape
rounded-wings
Habitat
mountains
Forests
Marshes
Color
brown
Body Shape
perching
Size
small
Order
perching birds or songbirds - passeriformes
wood warblers (New World) - parulidae
Conservation Status
Least Concern