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White-lored Warbler Myiothlypis conspicillata

  • Order: Passeriformes
  • Family: Parulidae
  • Monotypic
  • Authors: Camila Gómez Montes



White-lored Warbler most commonly is observed either solitary or in groups of two to three individuals, actively foraging for insects in the understory between ground level and 2 m. Occasionally they forage in the midstory or even the canopy, especially when they join mixed species flocks led by Slate-throated Redstarts (Myioborus miniatus).


White-lored Warblers are territorial throughout the year, as confirmed by resightings of color-banded individuals in the same areas (L. Sanchez, personal communication). More study is needed, however, to learn about the dimensions and characteristics of these territories.

Sexual Behavior

Unknown; presumably White-lored Warbler is at least socially monogamous.



Recommended Citation

Gómez Montes, C. (2014). White-lored Warbler (Myiothlypis conspicillata), version 1.0. In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA.