Baking: Bay-Breasted Warbler

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Setophaga castanea

Length: 5-6 in Wingspan: 8-9 in Weight: 0.3-0.6 oz

Identification:

Rufous breast streak and cap. Black mask. Gray back with black streaks. Buff on neck and undertail.

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Distribution:

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Range map by Neotropical Birds

Cool Facts:

The Bay-Breasted Warbler feeds primarily on spruce budworms on its breeding grounds. Populations are more cyclical than other warblers, becoming more abundant during spruceworm outbreaks.

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References:

All About Birds

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