The Crescent-chested Warbler is very rare in the United States, a few records for Arizona and Texas.
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Description of the Crescent-chested Warbler
Yellow underparts, a gray head, and greenish back. Broad white line over the eye.
Chestnut crescent on its breast.
Similar to male but chestnut crescent is paler.
Seasonal change in appearance
Similar to adult females bit crescent reduced or absent.
Tropical and sub-tropical forest areas. When in the U.S. seen in pine-oak woodlands.
Insects, some fruits and berries.
Forages by jumping through twigs and foliage, picking food from the underside of leaves, and hanging beneath leaves.
Mexico and Nicaragua. Population status unknown.
A buzzy Zit-zit-zit-zit-zit-zit-zit.
- Somewhat similar to Northern Parula. Look for white bar over eye and plain wings without wingbars.
Nests atop grassy tussocks or sheltered by a hill or bank near the ground. Nest made of moss, grass, conifer needles, and fine materials to line the nest.
Number: Usually 3.?
Color: Whitish in color.
Incubation and fledging:
– The young hatch at about 12-14 days?
– Young fledge at about 8-10 days.