Northern Waterthrush

Other Names: none

Distribution: Alaska and Canada in summer; Central America and the Caribbean south through northern South America in summer.

Northern Waterthrush distribution range map

Description:

Size: 12-15 cm in length with a 21-24 cm wingspan.

Plumage: Thrush-like in profile. Generally olive-brown above and pale yellow below with black streaks, a narrow, yellowish-white eyebrow, and a streaked yellow throat. The legs are pinkish-gray, the beak is brown, and the eyes are black.

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Northern Waterthrush

Northern Waterthrush

Bill Shape
all-purpose
Eats
fruit
nut-pieces
sugar-water
Regions
alabama
alaska
alberta
arizona
arkansas
baja california
british columbia
california
caribbean
colorado
connecticut
cuba
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
northwest territories
nova scotia
nunavut
ohio
oklahoma
ontario
oregon
pennsylvania
quebec
rhodeisland
saskatchewan
south carolina
south dakota
tennessee
texas
utah
vermont
virginia
washington
west virginia
wisconsin
wyoming
yucatan
yukon
Tail Shape
fan-shaped-tail
Wing Shape
rounded-wings
Habitat
lakes rivers ponds
Forests
Color
brown
Body Shape
perching
Size
small
Order
perching birds or songbirds - passeriformes
wood warblers (New World) - parulidae
Conservation Status
Least Concern