French: Paruline de Saint-Vincent German: Pfeifwaldsänger Spanish: Reinita de San Vicente
St Vincent, in S Lesser Antilles.
14·5 cm; 13·5–19 g. Relatively long-tailed parulid, tail frequently held cocked. Has blackish-grey head, upper throat and upperparts, bold white eyering,... read more
Song a series of short, rich, whistled notes, starting soft and relatively low-pitched, then rising... read more
Occurs mainly in primary rainforest and palm brakes, at 300–600 m; less commonly to 1100 m in... read more
Food and feeding
Feeds mainly on insects and other arthropods; at least one record of a lizard being eaten. Forages mainly by hopping slowly through... read more
Season Apr–Aug, egg-laying usually Apr–Jul; begging juveniles seen Jun to early Aug. Nest a cup, placed low in sapling; clutch... read more
Status and conservation
ENDANGERED. Restricted-range species: present in Lesser Antilles EBA. Locally fairly common. Total population in 1986 estimated at 1500–2500 singing males. Primary... read more
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