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    Worm-eating Warbler

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    Worm-eating Warbler

    Helmitheros vermivorum
    • ORDER: Passeriformes
    • FAMILY: Parulidae
    Basic Description

    A small, drab, but elegantly marked bird of the eastern deciduous forests, the Worm-eating Warbler is often found on steep slopes with dense understory. True to its name, it feeds largely on caterpillars ("worms").

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    Other Names
    • Chipe Gusanero (Spanish)
    • Paruline vermivore (French)
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