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Swainson's Warbler

Limnothlypis swainsonii ORDER: PASSERIFORMES FAMILY: PARULIDAE

IUCN Conservation Status: Least Concern

One of the most secretive and least observed of all North American birds, the Swainson's Warbler is a skulking bird of the southern canebrakes and rhododendron thickets. If it weren't for its loud, ringing song, the presence of the species in many areas would go completely undetected.

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Appearance

Warblers
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Typical Voice

Adult Description

  • Small songbird.
  • Dull brown and unmarked.
  • Weak white eyestripe.

Immature Description

Immature like adult.

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  • Adult

    Swainson's Warbler

    Adult
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