no locality = Edisto River, near Charleston, South Carolina, USA.
Birds breeding in Appalachians described as race alta, which is supposedly whiter below and browner (less olive) above in worn spring plumage; in fresh autumn plumage, however, more or less inseparable from lowland birds. Monotypic.
SE USA S from S Missouri, SC Appalachians (West Virginia) and Virginia, and E from E Texas and SE Oklahoma, but excluding Florida Peninsula. Migrates to W Caribbean (Bahamas, Cuba, Jamaica, Swan Is and Cayman Is) and NE Central America (mainly Yucatán Peninsula and Belize).
Food and feeding
Status and conservation
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