French: Paruline de Bachman German: Gelbstirn-Waldsänger Spanish: Reinita de Bachman
“a few miles from Charleston, South Carolina”
SE USA (from Mississippi drainage E to Virginia and S to Alabama) but last confirmed record in 1962 (near Charleston, South Carolina)#R; recorded in winter in Cuba and (presumably) I of Pines. Possibly extinct.
12 cm; no data on body mass. Male had black forecrown and bib; yellow forehead, chin, lower breast and belly; whitish lower belly; greyish or olive-grey nape; yellow eyering... read more
Two extant recordings, one made in Virginia in 1954, the other in South Carolina in 1958. Song a... read more
On the breeding grounds, old-growth stands of bottomland hardwoods with dense understorey, swamps... read more
Food and feeding
Little information. Primarily insects and other small invertebrates year-round (especially caterpillars and spiders), the birds perhaps... read more
Egg-laying mostly in Apr and May; no documented cases of double brooding. Nest constructed mostly or solely by female, a compact cup of... read more
Few data. Most of population thought to have left breeding grounds in Jul or Aug to winter in Cuba... read more
Status and conservation
CRITICALLY ENDANGERED (POSSIBLY EXTINCT). Two possible scenarios have been proposed for population trajectories in 1830–1985. First, if published reports accurately... read more
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