hooded warbler (Wilsonia citrina)
CONFIRMATION STATUS: Confirmed.
Length: 4.5 inches
small, insect-eating bird
Thin, pointed bill
Yellow face and underparts
Considerable amount of white in outer tail feathers
Black head and yellow face
Some birds have faint blackish hoods
The male hooded warbler is instantly recognizable with its black and
yellow face pattern. Females are similar to female Wilson's warblers
but Wilson's are smaller and lack white in the tail.
Migration Status: Neotropical migrant
Breeding Habitat: Woodland
Nest Location: Ground-low nesting
Nest Type: Open-cup
Clutch Size: 3-4
Length of Incubation: 12 days
Days to Fledge: 8-9
Number of Broods: Usually 1
Diet: Exclusively insects
SKY MEADOWS DISTRIBUTION/SEASONAL OCCURRENCE
Relative abundance and seasonal occurrence are indicated in red below.
C - Common: Likely to be present in good numbers in appropriate habitat and season.
U - Uncommon: May be present in appropriate habitat and season, often in low
O - Occassional: Found in appropriate habitat perhaps only a few times per season,
sometimes low numbers.
R - Rare: May not be recorded every year.
Acc - Accidental: Recorded once or twice, may not be expected again for a long time.
Sp - Spring: March, April, May U
Su - Summer: June, July, August U
Fall: September, October, November R
Winter: December, January, February
Crooked Run Valley