French: Paruline d’Adélaïde German: Antillenwaldsänger Spanish: Reinita puertorriqueña
S. F. Baird
Puerto Rico and Vieques I.
12–13·5 cm; 5·3–10 g. Crown grey, forecrown laterally edged black, short yellow supercilium becoming white behind eye, black lores, broken... read more
Two song types. Type 1 song a variable trill, often ascending or descending in pitch, and Type 2... read more
Lowland dry scrub forest and forest edge; replaced, with some overlap, in humid montane forest by... read more
Food and feeding
Feeds mainly on insects and other arthropods. Forages by gleaning, mainly high in canopy. Pairs apparently remain together on territory... read more
Eggs laid in Mar–Jul and nestlings observed in mid-May. Nest a cup placed 1–2·5 m up in shrub or tree; clutch 2–3... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened (Least Concern). Restricted-range species: present in Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands EBA. Not uncommon. Population thought to number more than 10,... read more
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