Worm-eating Warbler

ID Info
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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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