Canada Warbler — Wilsonia canadensis

Order Passeriformes
Family Parulidae
Genus Cardellina
Species canadensis
The distinct black necklace across the yellow breast is a key identifying mark for this warbler. The back is a uniform gray color. The Canada Warbler breeds in dense understory of mature deciduous and mixed woodlands, and in shrubby areas near streams and swamps. It nests in the northern United States and Canada. It also nests in the mountains of Virginia.

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