Nature Journal
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Hooded Warbler Identification Tips
(Credit: U. S. Geological Survey)
General Information
- Small, insect-eating bird
- Thin, pointed bill
- Yellow face and underparts
- Olive upperparts
- Pink legs
- Considerable amount of white in outer tail feathers

- Black head and yellow face

- Yellow supercilium
- Olive crown
- Some birds have faint blackish hoods

Similar species
The male Hooded Warbler is instantly recognizable with its black and yellow face pattern.

Females are similar to female Wilson's Warblers but Wilson's are smaller and lack white in the tail.
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