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Black-and-white Warbler
Mniotilta varia

Copyright by: Joe Mdo, 2022.

Description:
A small bird measuring up to 5 inches in length. Black and white stripes, including crown. The male has a black throat and the female's throat is white.
Range:
Breeds in eastern Noth America and winters in southern North America, Central America, South America, and the West Indies.
Habitat(s):
Deciduous forests, parks, gardens, and lawns.
Reproduction:
4 or 5 purple-spotted white eggs are laid in a ground nest.
Natural History:
This species creeps on tree trunks.
Food:
This species feeds on insects and spiders.
Comments:
Can be found in South Florida during the winter months only.
References:
Kushlan & Hines (2014)

Copyright by: Joe Mdo, 2022.

Copyright by: Beryn Harty, 2022.

Copyright by: Beryn Harty, 2022. Female bird.



 
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