IUCN Conservation Status: Least Concern
A bird of the Pacific Northwest, the Townsend's Warbler nests in coniferous forests from Alaska to Oregon. It winters in two distinct areas: in a narrow strip along the Pacific Coast, and in Mexico and Central America.
Insects and honeydew excreted by scale insects.
Bulky open cup of bark, pine needles, small twigs, dried grass, lichens, and spider cocoons. Lined with fine grasses, moss, or hair. Placed on main limb in coniferous tree, well concealed by foliage.
Gleans insects from leaf surfaces and needles in upper third of tree canopy. Hawks insects and hover-gleans.
Populations stable or increasing slightly.
Tips for Spring Warbler Watching: Story in Living Bird magazine.
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