Hooded Warbler
Wilsonia citrina



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Field Marks
  • Thin, pointed bill
  • Yellow face and underparts
  • Olive upperparts
  • Pink legs
  • Considerable amount of white in outer tail feathers
  • Black head and yellow face


Prefers undergrowth in shady forests of the southeast. Males sing from mid-levels of the canopy, but forage lower.  Nest is built close to the ground in dense shrubs.


Hooded warblers are common in the Atlanta area during spring and fall migration.