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    Lucy's Warbler

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    Lucy's Warbler

    Oreothlypis luciae
    • ORDER: Passeriformes
    • FAMILY: Parulidae
    Basic Description

    One of the smallest warblers, the Lucy's Warbler is a bird of the hot Sonoran desert. It occupies the driest habitat of all the warblers breeding in that area.

    More ID Info
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    Other Names
    • Chipe Rabadilla Castaña (Spanish)
    • Paruline de Lucy (French)

    Backyard Tips

    Consider putting up a nest box to attract a breeding pair. Make sure you put it up well before breeding season. Attach a guard to keep predators from raiding eggs and young. Find out more about nest boxes on our Attract Birds pages. You'll find plans for building a nest box of the appropriate size on our All About Birdhouses site.

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