Northern Waterthrush Parkesia noveboracensis

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Adult

Thrushlike warbler with long legs and a long body. Brown above with a narrow, often buffy eyebrow, though some individuals have a white eyebrow. Heavily streaked below.

Adult

Long-legged warbler with a heavily streaked belly. Some individuals have extensive yellow wash on the belly. Note narrow buffy or white eyebrow.

Adult

The throat is often spotted and the belly heavily streaked. Some individuals are whiter below than others and have more of a white eyebrow.

Adult

Sings a loud ringing song from elevated perches.

Adult

Found in wooded swamps, ponds, bogs, and slow moving streams. Bobs its tail while walking.

Adult

Thrushlike warbler with a narrow, often buffy eyebrow.

Recommended Citation

Northern Waterthrush (Parkesia noveboracensis), 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/norwat