Colima Warbler Oreothlypis crissalis



Distinguishing Characteristics

12 - 13 cm. 9.7 g. Bill slender and pointed, blackish, paler on lower mandible. Face gray with a white eye-ring. Pale reddish patch on crown usually concealed. Crown and upperparts gray-brown, tinged olive. Rump and feathers that cover uppertail bright olive-yellow. Throat and underparts gray, washed buffy brown on flanks. Feathers that cover undertail ochre-yellow. Legs grayish. Males and females are similar. Juveniles are duller and more brownish overall with 2 buff wing-bars, eyering tinged lemon, lacks of reddish crown patch.

Similar Species

Virginia┬┤s Warbler (Vermivora virginiae) has yellow tinges on chest, is smaller, paler and greyer overall, and lacks brown tones on back.

Detailed Description

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Recommended Citation

Colima Warbler (Oreothlypis crissalis), In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. retrieved from Neotropical Birds Online: