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GOLDEN-CHEEKED WARBLER (Dendroica chrysoparia)

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GOLDEN-CHEEKED WARBLER (Dendroica chrysoparia)
GOLDEN-CHEEKED WARBLER (Dendroica chrysoparia)

Description: Most warblers are brightly colored migratory insectivorous songbirds. The golden-cheeked warbler is a black, silver and white bird with a splash of yellow color on the side of its cheek and brow. It nests exclusively in the woodlands of Central Texas, and winters in Mexico and farther south. They are threatened by the destruction of their oak and juniper woodland habitat.

IUCN Status: Endangered

USFWS Status: Endangered

Major Threat: Habitat destruction

Habitat: Oak and juniper woodland

Location: Central Texas and Mexico

Diet: Insects

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