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Verdin

Auriparus flaviceps ORDER: PASSERIFORMES FAMILY: REMIZIDAE

IUCN Conservation Status: Least Concern

A tiny, active songbird of the arid southwestern United States and northern Mexico, the Verdin is the only North American member of the penduline-tit family (Remizidae). Vocal and often conspicuous despite its size, it builds a large enclosed nest in thorny scrub.

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Calls

Various calls, including loud chips issued in rapid succession. Song is a three-note whistle.

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