Nature Journal
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Canada Warbler Identification Tips
(Credit: U. S. Geological Survey)
General Information
- Small, insect-eating bird
- Thin, pointed bill
- Yellow spectacles and underparts
- White undertail coverts
- Gray upperparts
- Pink legs
- No white in outer tail feathers
- Adult male has black necklace and black on forehead
   and around eye; females and immatures have gray
   necklaces and foreheads

Similar species
The adult male Canada Warbler is instantly recognizable with its black necklace. Females and immatures also have the diagnostic necklace but it is gray and less noticeable. The combination of gray upperparts, no wing bars and yellow underparts is unique.
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