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Palm Warbler
17-FEB-2017

Palm Warbler

Sarasota, Florida

Scientific name: Setophaga palmarum

The palm warbler is a small songbird of the New World warbler family. They breed in open coniferous bogs and edge east of the Continental Divide, across Canada and the northeastern United States.

These birds migrate to the southeastern United States, the Yucatán Peninsula, islands of the Caribbean, and eastern Nicaragua south to Panama to winter.

Palm warblers forage on the ground much more than other warblers, sometimes flying to catch insects. These birds mainly eat insects and berries. Their constant tail bobbing is an identifying characteristic.

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