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Magnolia Warbler

The magnolia warbler is in the Parulidae family.

Bill Majoros
Definition:

(noun) The scientific bird family classification that includes all New World warblers, a total of approximately 115-120 species. These birds are found in a wide range of habitats, though the greatest warbler diversity is found in wooded areas. Parulidae species with northern ranges are typically neotropical migrants, though many species common in tropical areas do not migrate. Despite the great variety among these small, colorful passerines, they do share a range of common characteristics, including:

Familiar species in the Parulidae family include the orange-crowned warbler, whistling warbler, American redstart, blackburnian warbler, pine warbler, prothonotary warbler, ovenbird and red-faced warbler.

Photo – Magnolia Warbler © Bill Majoros

Pronunciation:

puh-RUE-lih-deye or perh-OOO-lih-day

Also Known As:

Warblers, Wood Warblers

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