Northern Waterthrush

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Northern Waterthrush

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

A bird of northern forests, the Northern Waterthrush sings its loud, ringing song from wooded swamps and bogs. It can be seen on migration bobbing its tail near wet spots in parks or backyards.

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Other Names
  • Reinita Charquera Norteña (Spanish)
  • Paruline des ruisseaux (French)
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