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Nashville Warbler

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About the Nashville Warbler

Also known as: Calaveras Warbler, Gray-headed Warbler

The Nashville Warbler is a small songbird in the warbler family. They have olive-brown upperparts with yellow underparts. They also have white eyerings. The breed in Canada and in parts of the United States; they winter in Texas, Mexico and Central America.

Nashville Warblers feed on insects and larvae gleaned from leaves and branches. They are ground nesters with a typical clutch size of three to six eggs.

The Nashville Warbler was named in 1811 by ornithologist Alexander Wilson, who first recorded the bird for science. Although the bird was 'discovered' by Wilson in Nashville, Tennessee, the bird is only found there during migration.

Details & Stats

Hatched Added to Birdorable on: 23 May 2010
Scientific Name Vermivora ruficapilla
  • Passeriformes
  • Parulidae
  • Vermivora
  • V. ruficapilla
Birdorable Family Warblers & Whatnots
Conservation Status Least Concern
  • Least Concern (LC)
  • Near Threatened (NT)
  • Vulnerable (VU)
  • Endangered (EN)
  • Critically Endangered (CR)
  • Extinct in the Wild (EW)
  • Extinct (EX)
Source: IUCN Red List
(as of 25 January 2017)
Units: Imperial Metric
4.75 inches
7.5 inches
.3 ounces
Range North America Central America Caribbean United States (West) United States (East)

International Names

  • lesňáček rezavokorunkatý (Czech)
  • Nashvillesanger (Danish)
  • Nashvillezanger (Dutch)
  • harmaapääkerttuli (Finnish)
  • Paruline à joues grises (French)
  • Rubinfleck-Waldsänger (German)
  • Beccavermi di Nashville (Italian)
  • ズアカアメリカムシクイ (zuakaamerikamushikui) (Japanese)
  • Bjørkeparula (Norwegian)
  • lasówka rudoglowa (Polish)
  • Chipe de Cabeza Gris (Spanish)
  • Nashvilleskogssångare (Swedish)

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