Quiz 26: Warblers and head patterns

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This week’s quizzes will be looking at some warblers, in anticipation of the spring migration.

With thanks, again, to Brian E. Small for providing the beautiful photos. You can see lots more at his website.

Warblers 1

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Question 1
The species is:
A
Hooded Warbler
B
Common Yellowthroat
C
Yellow-breasted Chat
D
Northern Parula
Question 1 Explanation: 
Question 2
What color are the auriculars?
A
gray
B
yellow
C
olive
D
black
Question 2 Explanation: 
The auriculars, or ear coverts (or cheeks) are all black. The black mask spreads onto parts of all the surrounding feather groups.
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You can read more about bird topography in my book Sibley’s Birding Basics.

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