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Wilson's Warbler (Cardellina pusilla)
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Wilson's Warbler (Wilsonia pusilla)

General Description: Wilson's Warblers (Cardellina pusilla) are tiny, sexually dimorphic songbirds. Both genders are olive-green on the back and wings, bright yellow on the head and underparts, and have beady black eyes. Males are brighter overall and have a black cap; females are duller, and the cap is gray.

Taxonomy: Passeriformes, Parulidae. Formerly Wilsonia pusilla.

Favored Habitat: Riparian areas with trees and brushy thickets.

Wilson's Warbler (Wilsonia pusilla)

Where to Find: Expect to see these warblers everywhere during migration when they are often the most abundant species of warbler. They mostly breed in the mountains and areas north of Las Vegas.

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Wilson's Warbler (Wilsonia pusilla)
Wilson's Warbler male
Wilson's Warbler (Wilsonia pusilla)
Wilson's Warbler male
Wilson's Warbler (Wilsonia pusilla)
Wilson's Warbler female
Wilson's Warbler (Wilsonia pusilla)
Wilson's Warbler female
Wilson's Warbler (Wilsonia pusilla)
Wilson's Warbler male in shrub oak bush
Wilson's Warbler (Wilsonia pusilla)
Wilson's Warbler male in a mesquite tree
Note: All distances, elevations, and other facts are approximate.
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