Perching Bird: Worm-eating Warbler

  • Habitat: Sighted this one on a leafy dry wooded hillside.
Worm eating WarWorm-eating Warbler by Livvy Catherine
Worm-eating Warbler by Livvy Catherine

 

  • Behavior: This Worm-eating Warbler sits still for long periods of time making it almost impossible to spot.
Worm-eating Warbler by Livvy Catherine
Worm-eating Warbler by Livvy Catherine

 

  • Feeding Behavior: Forages in trees and shrubs. Probes for insects and searches on bark of trunks and limbs. ┬áPrefers the small larvae of moths.

 

Worm-eating Warbler by Livvy Catherine
Worm-eating Warbler by Livvy Catherine

 

 

  • Description: Plain brownish, strong black stripes on its buff head; plain olive-brown on back, wings. Sexes look alike.

 

Worm-eating Warbler by Livvy Catherine
Worm-eating Warbler by Livvy Catherine

 

 

  • Voice, Songs & Calls: Song like that of Chipping Sparrow, but faster, buzzy, and more insect-like.

 

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Livvy Catherine
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