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Nashville Warbler


IUCN Conservation Status: Least Concern

A small, sprightly songbird of second-growth forests, the Nashville Warbler breeds in both north-central North America and an isolated portion of the mountainous Pacific Northwest. It nests on the ground and feeds almost exclusively on insects.


Typical Voice

Adult Description

  • Medium-sized warbler.
  • Gray head.
  • White eyering.
  • Plain olive-green back and wings.
  • Yellow throat, breast, and belly.

Immature Description

Similar to adult, but with brownish wash to back and whitish throat patch.

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Similar Species

  • Tennessee and Orange-crowned warblers lack white eyerings.
  • Virginia's Warbler has yellow only on the throat and vent, not on breast and belly, and has gray rather than green upperparts.
  • Connecticut Warbler is much larger and heavier than Nashville, has a gray hood that extends all the way through the throat and upper breast, and is found primarily on the ground.



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