Arctic Warbler

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Arctic Warbler

Phylloscopus borealis
  • ORDER: Passeriformes
  • FAMILY: Phylloscopidae
Basic Description

The Arctic Warbler is the only member of the large group of drab Old World warblers that has established a foothold in North America. It breeds in the subarctic forests across Eurasia and into western and central Alaska.

More ID Info
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Other Names
  • Mosquitero Boreal (Spanish)
  • Pouillot boréal (French)
  • Cool Facts

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