French: Paruline de Jamaïque German: Strichelwaldsänger Spanish: Reinita jamaicana
Bluefields Peak, Jamaica
12·5–13 cm; 9·1–10·5 g. Has head and upperparts streaked black and white, upperwing darker, greater and median coverts tipped white (two... read more
Song a series of high-pitched and squeaky notes, can be transcribed as “sww-sw-swee-sww-sw-... read more
Breeds in humid montane forest; found also in lowland humid forest outside breeding season.
Food and feeding
Feeds on insects. Forages by gleaning at all levels on branches, leaves and vines.
Laying mainly in Mar–Jun, sometimes in Nov following Oct rains. Nest a compact cup of fine roots, lined with moss and lichen, well... read more
Sedentary; some limited altitudinal movement, birds descending to lower elevations outside breeding... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened (Least Concern). Restricted-range species: present in Jamaica EBA. Locally common throughout its limited range. No population estimates available.
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