Colima Warbler

Vermivora crissalis

Description: A large long-tailed grayish warbler with a dull whitish eye-ring, yellowish rump, and bright yellow undertail.

Song: A musical trill that has slight variations in pitch throughout the song.

Produced by: Library of Natural Sounds at the Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology.

Distribution: In the United States it is found only in the Chisos Mountains of Big Bend National Park, Texas. It is found in at elevations between 6,000 and 7,000 feet.

Status: Fairly numerous in its limited breeding habitat. Current US populations are estimated to be between 100 to 150 birds (Dunn and Garrett 1997).

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