Louisiana Waterthrush

ID Info
Silhouette WarblersWarblers

Louisiana Waterthrush

Parkesia motacilla
  • ORDER: Passeriformes
  • FAMILY: Parulidae
Basic Description

A bird of forest streams, the Louisiana Waterthrush looks more like a thrush or sparrow than the warbler it is. It can be recognized by its loud ringing call and constant bobbing of its tail.

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Other Names
  • Chipe Arroyero (Spanish)
  • Paruline hochequeue (French)
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