Mourning Warbler

Oporornis philadelpia
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Description: Olive green above, yellow below. Gray hood with black throat patch. (Compare to MacGallivray’s and Hooded).

Song: A series of slurred, two-note phrases followed by two or more lower syllables. Typical, "churry churry churry chory chory."

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

Distribution: Breeds from central Yukon east to Newfoundland south through the Great Lake states, and in the higher elevations of the Allegheny Plateau and Appalachian Mountains into Pennsylvania and West Virginia. Common in dense thickets in moist woods.

Winters in Central America into western Colombia, western Venezuela and eastern Ecuador.

Status: Overall, populations seem stable. Breeding Bird Survey

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