Type. It probes forest litter in the manner of a Spotted Towhee , tossing leaves aside with its bill and scratching with its feet.

Kentucky Warbler Oporornis formosus. Title. The song of the Kentucky Warbler sounds like a Carolina Wren — a loud churry-churry-churry-churry. Quick Links. The Kentucky warbler.

A medium-sized (5 ½ inches) wood warbler, the Kentucky Warbler is most easily identified by its olive-green back, yellow breast and throat, black eye-stripes, and yellow eye-rings. Other field marks include a short tail, pale legs, and thin bill. Class: Aves Family: Parulidae Common Name: Kentucky Warbler Genus: Geothlypis Species Name: formosa About The Kentucky Warbler. It used to be in the same genus as the Connecticut Warbler, but the Connecticut now has the genus all to itself. Adult Kentucky Warblers are about 13 cm (5 to 6 inches) in length.
They have a small tinge of black on their crown, and a large black mask with a yellow pattern that runs from the beak and encircles the eyes, resembling a pair of spectacles. Credit: Larry Bond.

Notes. Journal Material.

The Kentucky Warbler is in the same genus as the Mourning Warbler and Common Yellowthroat.

Published material

The Kentucky Warbler was very rare during the Minnesota Breeding Bird Atlas (MNBBA). Kentucky Warbler (Geothlypis formosa) is a species of bird in the Parulidae family. 1 RECENT CHANGES IN NOMENCLATURE OF KENTUCKY BIRDS, Burt L. Monroe, Jr 3 MID-WINTER BIRD COUNT, 1973-1974 9 FIELD NOTES: Pintail Duck Nesting in Kentucky, Thane S. Robinson 18

North American Breeding Distribution and Relative Abundance: The range of the Kentucky Warbler encompasses most of the eastern states, from southern Pennsylvania west to Iowa and then south to east Texas with fingers along the wooded river valleys in Nebraska, Kansas, and Oklahoma. Related Birds . The Kentucky Warbler forages on the ground on long, pink legs, searching for grubs, spiders, caterpillars, and other invertebrates.

50 FEBRUARY, 1974 SEARCHING FOR EAGLES — DVNGAN BAY, LAND BETWEEN THE LAKES No. Kentucky Ornithological Society. They are mostly an olive-green in color on their back and nape, and a brilliant yellow below from their throat to their belly.

The Kentucky Warbler (Published by the Kentucky Ornithological Society) Vol. Title Variants: Abbreviated: Ky. warbler By. Connecticut Warbler Mourning Warbler MacGillivray's Warbler Class: Aves; Order: Songbirds; Family: Warblers; Genus: Oporornis; 13 cm (5") Common in moist woodlands in eastern United States; just enters and is rare in southern Ontario. Videos Photo Gallery Distribution Maps.

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