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Townsend's warbler (male)
Dendroica townsendi

Size: 5 inches
Overall Color: black and yellow and white
Occurrence: coniferous forest
Diet: insects, spders
Nest: cup high in tree
Field Identification: Head mostly yellow, wings mostly black, belly yellow, black ear patch, black crown, white wing bars, black throat
Season: summer


Kingdom: Animalia (Animals)
Phylum: Chordata (hollow nerve cord)
Subphylum: Vertebrata (backbone)
Class: Aves (Birds)
Order: passeriformes
Family: 78 Parulidae (wood warblers)
Genus: Dendroica
Species: townsendi

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