An Introduction to the Birds of Tropical America

    Songbirds - Warblers    

Warblers are small insect eating birds most of which migrate yearly between North America and Latin America. The migration of many millions of birds from as far as Alaska to Argentina is truly incredible, and is something that many people are not even aware of.

Russet-crowned Warbler
Russet-crowned Warbler (Myiothlypis coronata)
Rio Blanco Ecological Reserve, Manizales, Caldas, Colombia

Cape May Warbler
Cape May Warbler (Setophaga tigrina) Male
Dry Tortugas National Park, Florida, USA
The sea grape tree is an important lifeline for migrating warblers. It attracts insects and also provides nectar for insects and birds.

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