May 23, 2013

Chestnut sided warbler

Chestnut sided warbler by ricmcarthur
Chestnut sided warbler, a photo by ricmcarthur on Flickr.
True to its name it has chestnut colour along its sides.
Other field marks include a yellow crown and a tail that is usual cocked up.
It prefers undergrowth, overgrown field edges and small trees.

Its call is "please please pleased to MEETcha" with the last note dropping.

Dendroica pensylvanica

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