19 December, 2010

Hooded Warbler

Scientific Name: Wilsonia citrina

Population Estimate: 4M

Range / Habitat: Breeds in deciduous forests of eastern US. Winters in lowland moist forest from southeastern Mexico down through Central America.

Field Notes: Small songbird with yellow face and underparts. Back olive. White spots in tail. Male with black hood and bib as above. Wilson's Warbler, which can overlap in the winter, lacks black bib and white tail spots.

Personal Notes: Identified by voice by our guide initially, and later seen as above, outside the entrance to Barton Creek Cave in Belize.

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