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Nashville Warbler

Oreothlypis ruficapilla ORDER: PASSERIFORMES FAMILY: PARULIDAE

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.

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Calls

  • song, call
  • Courtesy of Macaulay Library
    © Cornell Lab of Ornithology.

Song is loud and musical with a distinctive two-part pattern, with several two-note phrases followed by a trill. Call note is a dry chip.

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