Orange-crowned Warbler

Oreothlypis celata

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Basic Information

Order

Passeriformes

Family

Parulidae

Size

Orange-crowned Warblers are generally between 4.25 and 5.55 inches in length.

Weight

Orange-crowned Warbler (Oreothlypis celata) facts, habitat, range, warbler pictures and bird watching tips to help you identify the sonbird.

Diet

insects

Behavior

Foliage Gleaner

Range

Migratory: Nationwide

Nest Placement

Ground

Number of Offspring

3–6 Eggs

Egg Description

White with small reddish spots.

Condition at Hatching

Feeble, patchy down

Social Status

Winter Flocks

Wingspan

7.25–7.75 in

What does the Orange-crowned Warbler look like?

Orange-crowned Warblers are small songbirds. They have olive green bodies with darker wings. Juveniles look similar to adults but are duller in color.

Orange-crowned Warbler Habitat

Forests

Orange-crowned Warbler Facts

Orange-crowned Warblers are songbirds that prefer shrublands. They are plentiful in the western U.S., but their numbers are on the decline in the east. Its orange crown is concealed most of the time, but will be displayed when mating or alarmed. Their song is trill, falling in pitch and volume. The call is a high chip.

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