Tennessee Warbler — Oreothlypis peregrina

Order Passeriformes
Family Parulidae
Genus Oreothlypis
Species peregrina

This warbler has an olive green back, a white throat and chest, an a black line through the eye. There are very light or no wing bars. An active warbler, flitting about gleaning for insects, and usually found near the top of trees. The Tennessee Warbler is a mid to late spring migrant that nests in Canada in woods with brushy understory.


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