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Hooded Warbler (Setophaga citrina)
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Hooded Warbler (Wilsonia citrina) male

General Description: Hooded Warblers (Setophaga citrina) are small, sexually dimorphic songbirds. They are yellow-green above, yellow under, and have a beady black eye. The outer tail feathers are white. Males have a distinctive black hood.

Taxonomy: Passeriformes, Parulidae. Formerly Wilsonia citrina.

Favored Habitat: Wet areas with shrubs.

Hooded Warbler (Wilsonia citrina)

Where to Find: This is an eastern species, so don't look for them around Las Vegas, but a few lost birds show up in Nevada every year. The bird pictured here was seen at Calico Basin in May 2007.

Comments:

Hooded Warbler (Wilsonia citrina) If you were a tasty bug or a little caterpillar, this might be the last face you ever see!
Hooded Warbler (Wilsonia citrina) male Hooded Warbler (Wilsonia citrina) male
Hooded Warbler (Wilsonia citrina) male Hooded Warbler (Wilsonia citrina) in habitat
Hooded Warbler (Wilsonia citrina) Hooded Warbler (Wilsonia citrina)
Hooded Warbler (Wilsonia citrina) more to come ...
Note: All distances, elevations, and other facts are approximate.
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