French: Paruline à face rouge German: Dreifarben-Waldsänger Spanish: Reinita carirroja
Texas; error = Mexico
SW USA (from Arizona and SW New Mexico) S in NW Mexico to S Durango. Winters from Sinaloa and Durango S through highlands of Mexico and Guatemala to W Honduras and N El Salvador.
14 cm; 8·2–11·2 g. Unmistakable, with distinctive head pattern and coloration. Male has mostly red head, black on central crown extending down side to... read more
Song a series of ringing whistled notes, those towards end sounding sharply slurred, and with... read more
Breeds in pine-oak (Pinus-Quercus), spruce (Picea) and fir (Abies... read more
Food and feeding
Feeds mainly, perhaps entirely on insects, especially lepidopteran larvae, also flies (Diptera) and homopteran bugs. Forages mainly by... read more
Season May–Jul, egg-laying May–Jun. At least one record of a male and two females attending same nest. In studies on Mogollon... read more
Short-distance to medium-distance migrant. Disperses from nesting area from late Jun, soon after... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened (Least Concern). Fairly common throughout most of range; less common near limits of geographical distribution. Populations described as stable or... read more
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