Vitelline warbler

Vitelline warbler

Vitelline warbler

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Setophaga vitellina

The vitelline warbler (Setophaga vitellina ) is a songbird species in the New World warbler family (Parulidae). It is found in the Cayman Islands and on the Swan Islands in Honduras.

Appearance

This species bears a stark resemblance to the prairie warbler, sharing its streaking on the belly, yellow-green back, and subtle yellow wingbars, differing with the intensity of the black streaks. Its song is a string of 4-5 rising harsh buzzy notes.

Distribution

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Vitelline warbler habitat map
Vitelline warbler habitat map
Vitelline warbler
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Habits and Lifestyle

This species usually occupies dry woodland with considerable scrub, though will tolerate some disturbance, and has begun to occupy more urbanized areas since human arrival.

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Seasonal behavior

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Due to the species small population and range, it is susceptible to habitat destruction, its current foremost threat. However, due to its tolerance of limited human disturbance, the IUCN classifies it as near threatened.

References

1. Vitelline warbler Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vitelline_warbler
2. Vitelline warbler on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/22721728/180134306

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