Gray-crowned Yellowthroat Geothlypis poliocephala

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Behavior

Behavior

It gleans insects from low and dense vegetation, sometimes traps in flight.

Social and interspecific behavior

In the breeding season they are alone or in pairs. Perches and sings from tops of tall shrubs or small trees, but dives into thickets when alarmed. Often wags its tail.

Recommended Citation

Gray-crowned Yellowthroat (Geothlypis poliocephala), In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. retrieved from Neotropical Birds Online: https://neotropical.birds.cornell.edu/Species-Account/nb/species/gycyel