French: Paruline du Canada German: Kanadawaldsänger Spanish: Reinita canadiense
S Canada (extreme SW Northwest Territories, NE British Columbia and N Alberta E to Nova Scotia) and NE USA E from Minnesota and S in Appalachians to extreme N Georgia. Migrates to NW South America W of Andes, S to S Peru; also irregularly S Central America.
12–15 cm; 8·5–13·5 g. Male has black forehead and face with yellow supraloral stripe and variably yellow and white eyering; crown, nape, ear-coverts... read more
Song a variable series of jumbled staccato notes, which start (and often end) with sharp “... read more
Breeds in deciduous and mixed forests with undisturbed dense understorey, also in tall brushy scrub... read more
Food and feeding
Feeds mainly on insects and other arthropods, especially spiders (Araneae); fruit recorded in faecal samples in Rhode Island. Forages at... read more
Season late May to early Aug, egg-laying May–Jul (mostly Jun). Nest a bulky cup of grass, leaves, weeds and bark shreds, lined with... read more
Long-distance migrant. An early autumn migrant and late spring migrant, both migration periods... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened (Least Concern). Listed as a species of conservation concern by US Fish & Wildlife Service. Generally common throughout range. Population density... read more
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