Golden-cheeked WarblerSetophaga chrysoparia
- ORDER: Passeriformes
- FAMILY: Parulidae
The rare and endangered Golden-cheeked Warbler nests only in the juniper-oak woodlands of central Texas.More ID Info
- Chipe Cachetes Amarillos (Spanish)
- Paruline à dos noir (French)
- Cool Facts
- The Golden-cheeked Warbler is the only bird species whose population nests entirely in the state of Texas.
- Although the Golden-cheeked Warbler nests in Texas and winters in Mexico and northern Central America, wayward individuals have turned up in Florida, the Virgin Islands, and off the coast of California.
- The oldest recorded Golden-cheeked Warbler was at least 8 years, 11 months old when it was recaptured and rereleased during banding operations in Texas.