Mourning Warbler — Geothlypis philadelphia

Order Passeriformes
Family Parulidae
Genus Geothlypis
Species philadelphia
The male has a gray hood and a black bib. The belly is yellow and an olive back. The female lacks the black bib. This warbler has a skulking habit and hops along the ground as it looks for insects and spiders. It breeds in dense undergrowth of second-growth habitats in the northeastern United States and Canada. It also nests in the mountains of Virginia.

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