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White-lored Warbler Myiothlypis conspicillata

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


  • Year-round
  • Migration
  • Breeding
  • Non-Breeding
Distribution of the White-lored Warbler
eBird range map for White-lored Warbler

Generated from eBird observations (Year-Round, 1900-present)

Distribution outside the Americas

Endemic to the Americas.


White-lored Warbler inhabits humid premontane and montane forest from 500 to 2250 m (Hilty and Brown 1986, López-Lanús and Renjifo 2002). A recent study on the north eastern slope of the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, however, found that the species is significantly more abundant between 1000 and 1500 m (353 ± 60 individuals/ km2) in the Cuchilla de San Lorenzo Important Bird Area (Utría-Ortega 2012).Pre-montane forest (1000 m) on the northern slope of the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, Colombia. The preferred habitat of the White-lored Warbler. © Camila Gómez Montes

White-lored Warblers commonly are observed inside forest as well as using edges, secondary growth and shade-coffee plantations (López-Lanús and Renjifo 2002, Utría-Ortega 2012).

Historical changes

None reported.

Fossil history

None known.

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.