Northern Parula

Other Names: none

Distribution: eastern North America in summer; the Caribbean and Yucatan Peninsula in winter. A nonmigratory population exists in Florida.

Description:

Size: 11-12 cm in length with a 16-8 cm wingspan, weighing 5-11 g.

Plumage: Blue above with a yellow-green "saddle" pattern on its back, a yellow throat and breast, and a white belly. They have two white wing bars. Males have an orange-brown chest band. The legs are gray, the beak is yellow below and black above, and the eyes are black.

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Northern Parula

Northern Parula

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