- 5.5 in
- 8.3 in
- 0.3–0.4 oz
- Paruline à face rouge (French)
- Coloradito, Gorjeador cora roja, Gorjeador cabecirroja, Chipe de cara roja (Spanish)
Breeds in high elevation fir, pine, and pine-oak forests.
Insects, especially caterpillars.
- Clutch Size
- 3–6 eggs
- Egg Description
- White with fine brown speckles, concentrated around larger end.
- Condition at Hatching
- Helpless with sparse down.
Nest placed in small hole in ground, beneath a log or plant. Cup of bark, dead leaves or pine needles. Lined with grass and hair.
Gleans insects from outer branches of trees, and flycatches.
Populations difficult to track; may be declining slightly.
- Martin, T. E., and P. M. Barber. 1995. Red-faced Warbler (Cardellina rubrifrons). In The Birds of North America, No. 152 (A. Poole and F. Gill, eds.). The Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia, PA, and The American Ornithologists' Union, Washington, D.C.
- Pyle, P. 1997. Identification Guide to North American Birds. Part I. Columbidae to Ploceidae. Slate Creek Press, Bolinas, CA.