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Worm-eating Warbler -
(Helmitheros vermivorum)
 

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Identification

  • Small songbird
  • Dull olive above, buffy below
  • Black stripes on buffy head
  • Dark eyeline
  • Pale yellow throat
  • Short broad unmarked tail
  • 5-5.5" (14 cm.)

Habitat

  • Mature forest, hillsides, shady ravines

Additional Information

  • Rare spring migrant and summmer resident
  • Wisconsin endangered species
  • More common in SE United States
  • Eats caterpillars, other insects, and spiders
  • Forages for insects from dead leaf clusters
  • Perches and sings in high tree tops
  • Extremely rare in KVR area

 

 

Kickapoo Valley Reserve | S3661 State Highway 131 | La Farge, Wisconsin 54639 
Phone: 608-625-2960 | FAX: 608-625-2962
kickapoo.reserve@krm.state.wi.us

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