Golden-cheeked Warbler

Dendroica chrysoparia


Description: Upperparts black (females and immatures streaked olive). Black crown and bib, black streaking on sides. Bold black eyestripe, yellow cheek.


Song: Typically a four-note series, harsh and buzzy, with second lowest in pitch.

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


Distribution: Breeding range limited to Edwards Plateau area of central Texas. Requires Ashe juniper woodland habitat.

Winters in Mexico.

Arrives on breeding grounds by second week of March.

Status: One of the rarest, most endangered warblers, due to clearing of Ashe juniper.


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