September 29, 2013

A fall visitor

A fall visitor by ricmcarthur
A fall visitor, a photo by ricmcarthur on Flickr.
The fall bird migration is underway and we are getting lots of bird species at our small pond.
This is a Wilson's Warbler with his black cap.
It winters in Central America.

Scientific Stuff
Cardellina pusilla

Adult Description
Small songbird.
Underparts entirely yellow.
Back olive green.
Face yellow.
Plain dark wings and tail.
Male with black cap
Breeds in shrub thickets of riparian habitats, edges of beaver ponds, lakes, bogs, and overgrown clear-cuts of montane and boreal zone. Winters in tropical evergreen and deciduous forest, cloud forest, pine-oak forest, and forest edge habitat; also found in mangrove undergrowth, secondary growth, thorn-scrub, dry washes, riparian gallery forest, mixed forests, brushy fields, and plantations.
Source:
The Cornell Lab of Ornithology.

Photo taken at Rondeau Provincial Park, Ontario, Canada.

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