Townsends Warbler

Other Names: none

Distribution: coniferous forests of the Pacific Northwest in summer; southwest Mexico in winter.

Townsends Warbler

Description:

Size: 11-13 cm in length with a 18-23 cm wingspan.

Plumage: Adult males have a black crown, neck, ear patch, throat, and bib, and olive green back. The face and breast are bright yellow, the sides are heavily streaked with black, and the underside is white. The wings and tail are dusky, with two white wing bars and white outer tail feathers. Females have a yellow throat and black cheeks. In winter, in both sexes, the black bib is replaced by dark streaking and the black elsewhere becomes dusky olive. The legs, beak, and eyes are black.

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Townsends Warbler

Townsends Warbler

Bill Shape
all-purpose
Eats
fruit
nut-pieces
sugar-water
Regions
alabama
alaska
alberta
arizona
arkansas
baja california
british columbia
california
colorado
connecticut
florida
georgia
idaho
illinois
indiana
iowa
kansas
labrador
louisiana
maine
maryland
massachusetts
mexico
michigan
minnesota
mississippi
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
wisconsin
wyoming
yukon
Tail Shape
fan-shaped-tail
Wing Shape
rounded-wings
Habitat
Forests
Color
olive
black
yellow
Body Shape
perching
Size
small
Order
perching birds or songbirds - passeriformes
wood warblers (New World) - parulidae
Conservation Status
Least Concern
Bird Species