Immatures are mostly olive brown above, with whitish eye arcs and a grayish or brownish version of the hood, broken up by a pale throat. Adult females are similar but duller in color. A plump warbler with short tail, rather long, pink legs, large eye, and rather heavy, spikelike bill. It forages for insects on or close to the ground. One of the more easily identified fall parulids is the Canada Warbler (above and below), whose prominent white eye ring and lack of wing bars and tail spots could lead one to confuse it only with Connecticut or Nashville Warblers. It has yellow-washed sides, a gray head, a white chest and throat, and 2 white wingbars. Forages deliberately with short hops or flights, pausing to look for insects by tilting its head and peering. Immature birds are olive above and drab yellowish below with a complete white eyering. Gray head and yellow spectacles contrast with white throat. Males and females look similar, but females are often paler than males. Orange-crowned Warbler - Entirely olive green. Plumage tones differ markedly, with tolmiei a saturated yellowish olive above and bright yellow below, and monticola more grayish olive above and a paler greenish yellow below. © Andrew Spencer | Macaulay Library British Columbia, June 01, 2014 Younger birds and females show a fainter hood and more muted tones than males, and can be rather brownish. Wing Bars. Yellow "spectacles" outline pale eye. Others, including the Gray Vireo, have a fainter pair. Oreothlypis luciae, L 3.5-4.7”. The White-eyed Vireo is a pro at copying and pasting other birds’ calls into its … Migrants favor wooded habitats with extensive ground cover. The face has white crescents (arcs) above and below the eye and blackish lores (the area between eye and bill). The Nashville Warbler has olive-brown upperparts, white belly, yellow throat and breast,white eye ring, no wing bars and a thin pointed bill. Adult males have a grey head with a rusty crown patch (often not visible); females and immature birds have a duller olive-grey head. The Cornell Lab will send you updates about birds, birding, and opportunities to help bird conservation. Winters in dense habitats in Central America, from coastal mangrove and edges of thorn forest into cloud forest. Small songbird with a thick, straight, and slightly hooked bill. Note long legs and bulky appearance. New World Warblers(Order: Passeriformes, Family:Parulidae). Males sing from open or concealed perches in the understory. Warbler,_Nashville. Song is a series of churring syllables, sometimes ending with a sweet-toned warble. Ornithologists currently recognize two subspecies: tolmiei that breeds on the west side of the Cascades and Sierra Nevada, from Alaska to southern California (the Pacific Slope), and monticola that breeds east of that region, in the Rocky Mountains from British Columbia to Arizona. This vireo wears yellow spectacles surrounding its white eye. Connecticut Warbler - Bright white eye ring, gray head, yellow chest. New World Warblers(Order: Passeriformes, Family:Parulidae). Species like the Blue-headed or White-eyed Vireo have two obvious stripes across their wings. Olive above and yellow below. The Cornell Lab will send you updates about birds, birding, and opportunities to help bird conservation. The bill is straight and thin overall, although heavier than many other warblers’ bills. Note the yellow undertail feathers, white eyering, and overall gray color. Color Pattern This vireo wears yellow spectacles surrounding its white eye. Lacks wingbars. It tends to stay hidden in the understory, where it gleans insects by picking, hovering, reaching, lunging, hanging, or leaping. Young birds have a dark eye that turns white in their first winter or spring. It has a small, pointed beak, white eyerings and black legs. Young birds have a dark eye that turns white in their first winter or spring. Immatures appear drab yellowish olive overall with a distinctive complete white eyering. Also note pale bill and legs. 2. Flanks are washed with yellow. Large, skulking warbler with a complete white eyering, a pale bill, and a gray hood. Note gray hood, white eye crescents, and yellow underparts. Feathers in front of the eye and on the chest are darker than the rest of the hood. Slightly larger than a Common Yellowthroat, slightly smaller than a Pine Warbler. Chunky warbler with a gray hood and white eye crescents. Forages for caterpillars and other insects in shrubby tangles and other low, dense growth. Young birds have dark eyes that turn pale in their first winter or spring. In Florida, also uses mangroves. Males and females look similar, but females are often paler than males. Olive above and yellow below. The giveaway field mark--usually present--is the Canada's streaky necklace, quite prominent in adult males. It has yellow-washed sides, a gray head, a white chest and throat, and 2 white wingbars. Look For The Lucy’s warbler is a small, pale songbird with a light gray head and upperparts, and whitish underparts. Adult male Large, skulking warbler with a complete white eyering, a pale bill, and a gray hood.