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Sonoran Desert Birds



Nashville warbler (male) - (Oreothlypis ruficapilla)

 Nashville warbler (male)

 Nashville warbler (male)

Size: 4.75 inches
Overall Color: gray and yellow
Occurrence: town
Diet: insects
Nest: cup on ground
Field Identification: a gray and yellow bird that flits around in bushes catching insects, seen once in Ajo, males have a small red cap
Season: transient

Nashville warbler (male)
Kingdom: Animalia (Animals)
Phylum: Chordata (hollow nerve cord)
Subphylum: Vertebrata (backbone)
Class: Aves (Birds)
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Parulidae (wood warblers)
Genus: Oreothlypis
species: ruficapilla

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