getting a drink; gray head with white eye-ring (California, USA; 2007-09-30)

Nashville Warbler
Vermivora ruficapilla

Native Range: North America

Notes: found in brushy areas and in woods; its latin species name comes from the fact that the male has an orange-red patch on the crown, but this is rarely visible in the field; very closely related to Virginia's Warbler.

yellow throat and breast; greenish back (California, USA; 2007-04-21)

male showing hint of orange-red on crown (California, USA; 2006-04-13)

drab specimen; yellowish underparts (California, USA; 2006-04-16)
side view; yellow undertail coverts (Michigan, USA; 2012-08-26)

dorsal view; note the grey hood(Michigan, USA; 2012-08-26)