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Mourning Warbler Oporornis philadelphia


Mourning Warbler (Female)
This is a female mourning warbler
Mourning Warbler (Male)
This is a male mourning warbler

TAXONOMY:

MORPHOLOGY:

FOOD: insectivorous (Ehrlich et al., 1988).

MATING SYSTEM: monogamous (Ehrlich et al., 1988).

PREENING: scratches head with feet underwing (Ehrlich et al., 1988).
Mourning Warbler (Male)


BREEDING SYSTEM:

MIGRATION STATUS IN WISCONSIN:
The mourning warbler is a neotropical migrant.

REFERENCES:
Baicicich, P.J. and Harrison, C.J.O. 1997. A Guide to the Nests, Eggs, and Nestlings of North American Birds, 2nd edition. Academic Press: San Diego.

Ehrlich, P.R., Dobkin, D.S., and Wheye, D. 1988. The Birderís Handbook: A Field Guide to the Natural History of North American Birds. Simon and Schuster, Inc.: New York.

Stokes, D.W. and Stokes, L.Q. 1996. Field Guide to Birds: Eastern Region. Little, Brown and Co.: Boston.

Last Updated: March 27, 2005

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