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Species i)f,„lroica coronara length S/. „, (|4 cm)

Yellow-rumped Warbler

This bird inhabits northern forests, coniferous as well as mixed, feeding on insects. The eastern form (Myrtle Warbler) has a white throat and the western form (Audubon's Warbler) has a yellow throat.

• NEST A lined cup nest of grass and small twigs, in a tree.

• Distribution breeds in

North and Central America. Winters in W. and S. USA, West Indies, and Central America.

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Family pARl;UDAE

Species Setophaga ruticilla

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American Redstart

The bright wing and tail patches of this woodland spccies flash as it darts after insects among the foliage or hunts them in the air.

• NliST A bulky cup in the fork of a sapling or small tree.

• DISTRIBUTION Breeds in Canada and K. USA. Winters in West Indies, Central America, and N. South America.


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Species Seiurus aurocapillus

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A dull, soberly colored bird of thick undergrowth in woodland regions, the Ovenbird walks on the ground, searching the leaf litter for small invertebrates. It is common and is not a shy bird, often sufficiently curious to approach people tpiite closely.

• NliST A domed structure of leaves, dry grasses, and weed stems, lined with tiny rootlets, and placed on the ground.

• DISTRIBUTION Breeds S. Canada and K. USA. Winters in Florida, West Indies, and south to N.W. South America.

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