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Orange-crowned Warbler
  Vermivora celata

* Breeds in woodlands and streamside habitats at higher elevations. Nests are placed on or near ground; requires dense understory vegetation.

* Feeds primarily on insects but also on spiders, berries, and sap from holes drilled by Sapsuckers.

* Orange feathers in center of crown not easily seen. They are usually concealed.

* One of the latest fall migrations of any Warbler, leaving Canada in September and October. Common migrant in the west.

  Photo copyright by Robert Shanz Photo can be viewed at http://www.rshantz.com/Animals/Birds/Warblers/OrangeCrowned/20051004Warbler04.htm    

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