Adult males have a bright yellow face surrounded by a black hood and throat. Olive above and yellow below with white under tail feathers. Often fans tail to show with outer tail feathers.
Females/immatures have a yellow face and throat and an olive crown and back. The underside of the tail feathers are white, the outer corners of which flash white when fanned.
Adult females have a bright yellow face surrounded by a partial blackish hood and sometimes a bit of black on the throat. The black patches are not as complete as adult males.
Some females/immatures show a partial black crown spotted with yellow. Entirely yellow below except for white undertail feathers.
Often found in the understory of forests with shrubby understory. Adult males have a bright yellow face and a beady black eye surrounded by a black hood and throat.
Adult males have a bright yellow face surrounded by black hood and throat. Olive above and yellow below. Often fans tail to show white outer tail feathers.
Breeds in hardwood forests in the Eastern United States with a shrubby understory.
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New World Warblers(Order: Passeriformes, Family: Parulidae)
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