Olive Warbler

Peucedramus taeniatus
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Description: Adult male has tawny head (female, immature male yellowish head) with black mask. Upperparts grayish olive; undersides grayish white. White wing bars.


Song: Loud and rich, "peeta peeta peeta peeta peeta."

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


Distribution: In the U.S., breeds in mountainous regions of central and southwest Arizona and west-central New Mexico. Nests in open coniferous woods at high elevations (typically above 7,000 ft.).

In winter, this species may move south from northernmost breeding range. Rarely descends to elevations below 6,000 ft.


Status: No information on trends.


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