4-4 3/4" (10-13 cm). Gray above and whitish gray below. Yellow breast, rump, and undertail; dull red crown patch; distinct white eyering.
Similar Species- Colima, Lucy's, and Nashville warblers
Colorless push-pull notes: seedle seedle seedle.
Breeds in Great Basin from southeastern Idaho, northeastern Utah, and central Colorado, south to southeastern California, southern Nevada, southeastern Arizona, and central New Mexico. Winters in southwestern Mexico.
Eats insects. Both sexes have been seen carrying caterpillars to young.
Builds concealed, cup- shaped nest on ground. Forages on ground in thick brush, or flies from perch to catch prey. Species is uncommon cowbird host.
|Status:||Protected nongame species|
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