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Black-and-White Warbler

Mniotilta varia

Description:

One of the earliest-arriving migrant warblers, the Black-and-white Warbler’s thin, squeaky song is one of the first signs that spring birding has sprung. This crisply striped bundle of black and white feathers creeps along tree trunks and branches like a nimble nuthatch, probing the bark for insects with its slightly downcurved bill. Though you typically see these birds only in trees, they build their little cup-shaped nests in the leaf litter of forests across central and eastern North America.

Notes:

The warblers have come back from their southern wintering grounds. This one was in the forest edge at the Oxbow NWR.

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Tom15
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Tom15

Massachusetts, USA

Spotted on May 9, 2015
Submitted on May 10, 2015

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