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Nashville Warbler -
(Vermivora ruficapilla)



  • Small songbird
  • Plain olive above, yellow below
  • Grey head and cheeks
  • Prominent white eye-ring
  • Thin bill
  • Female has duller plumage
  • 4.75" (12 cm.)


  • Jack pine forests, conifer swamps,
         second growth forests with shrubby
  • During migration found in a variety of
         wooded habitats

Additional Information

  • Common migrant, rare summer breeder
         in southern WI
  • Nests on the ground
  • Often found with other warbler species in
  • Rare breeding bird on the Reserve

Nashville Warbler on goldenrod

Nashville Warbler in profile 


Kickapoo Valley Reserve | S3661 State Highway 131 | La Farge, Wisconsin 54639 
Phone: 608-625-2960 | FAX: 608-625-2962

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