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2012-03-26 23:29:55

The golden-winged warbler – already long gone from Ohio – is disappearing from regions across the nation.

2009-06-04 13:56:12

Reed warblers live with the threat that a cuckoo bird will infiltrate their nest, remove one of their eggs, and replace it with the cuckoo's own. This 'parasitism' enables the cuckoo to have its young raised by unsuspecting reed warblers.


Latest Yellow Warbler Reference Libraries

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2008-08-15 20:12:15

The Bay-breasted Warbler (Dendroica castanea), is a bird of the New World warbler family. They breed in northern North America, specifically in Canada, into the Great Lakes region, and into northern New England. These birds are migratory, wintering in northwest South America and southern Central America. They are very rare vagrants to western Europe. The summer male Bay-breasted Warblers are unmistakable. They have gray backs, black faces, and chestnut crowns, flanks and breasts. They also...

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2008-08-08 14:48:17

The Kentucky Warbler (Oporornis formosus), is a small species of New World warbler. The Kentucky Warbler is a very common bird with a large range, frequenting moist deciduous forests. It is migratory, spending summer in the central and eastern United States, often ranging as far north as Wisconsin to Pennsylvania. Come fall and winter the Kentucky warbler will migrate back to the Yucatán Peninsula and the many islands of the Caribbean, flying non-stop across the Gulf of Mexico. Adult...

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2008-07-13 14:17:25

The Yellow Warbler (Dendroica petechia), is a New World warbler. It is the most widespread Dendroica species, breeding in almost the whole of North America and down to northern South America. It is found in the whole of temperate North America as far south as central Mexico in open, often wet, woodland or shrub. It is migratory, wintering in Central and South America. This form is a very rare vagrant to western Europe. It is 4.5 inches long and weighs 9 grams (0.3 oz). The summer males of...

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2008-07-13 13:39:16

The Blue-winged Warbler (Vermivora pinus), is a fairly common New World Warbler. It breeds in eastern North America in southern Ontario and the eastern USA. Its range is extending northwards, where it is replacing the very closely related Golden-winged Warbler, Vermivora chrysoptera. It is migratory, wintering in southern Central America. It is a very rare vagrant to western Europe, with one bird wandering to Ireland. The breeding male Blue-winged Warbler is unmistakable. It is yellow...

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2007-12-18 15:38:48

The Yellow-breasted Chat (Icteria virens), is a large songbird of the warbler family and the only member of its genus Icteria. Found throughout North America, from southern-plains Canada to central Mexico during the summer, these birds mainly migrate to Mexico and Central America, although some of their number may over winter in coastal areas. Yellow-breasted Chats are noticeably larger than all other warblers, reaching a length of 7.5 inches and a wingspan of 9.75 inches. These birds...

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Word of the Day
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.