French: Fauvine des pins German: Trugwaldsänger Spanish: Ocotero
du Bus de Gisignies
Mexico = San Cristóbal de las Casas, Chiapas#R
Subspecies and Distribution
P. t. arizonae
W. deW. Miller & Griscom, 1925 – SW USA (S Arizona and SW New Mexico) and NW Mexico (NE Sonora S to SW Chihuahua).
P. t. jaliscensis
W. deW. Miller & Griscom, 1925 – S Chihuahua S to Jalisco and Colima, also Coahuila, S Nuevo León and W Tamaulipas S to C San Luis Potosí.
P. t. giraudi
J. T. Zimmer, 1948 – C Mexico from Jalisco and Michoacán E to WC Veracruz.
P. t. taeniatus
(du Bus de Gisignies, 1847) – SC Mexico (Guerrero) S to Guatemala.
P. t. micrus
W. deW. Miller & Griscom, 1925 – Honduras, extreme N El Salvador and N Nicaragua.
13 cm; 10·1–12·1 g. Male nominate race has tawny-orange head, throat and breast, sharply demarcated black lores and ear-coverts, faint grey feather... read more
Song a loud 2-note call repeated four or five times, sometimes with slight warble at end,... read more
Open pine (Pinus) forest, pine-oak (Pinus-Quercus) forest and fir (... read more
Food and feeding
Feeds on insects and presumably other arthropods. Forages mainly at middle to high levels; occasionally at lower levels, and sometimes... read more
Season Apr–Jul, in N later, from about mid-May. Nest a compact cup of mosses, lichens and rootlets, lined with plant down and fine... read more
Majority essentially resident, roving with foraging flocks in winter. Some N breeders of race ... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Common to fairly common in most of range. Estimated global population 2,000,000 individuals. Estimates of population densities in S USA (Arizona) and... read more
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