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Peucedramidae - Olive Warbler



 Phylum: Chordata
 Class: Aves
 Order: Passeriformes 
 Family: Peucedramidae
Olive WarblerThere is one bird species in this family.

The olive warbler (Peucedramus taeniatus) breeds in the mountain coniferous forests of southwest and west central New Mexico south through Mexico to Nicaragua.

The olive warbler is about 4.5 inches in length and has a thin, pointed bill and long, thin legs. The male has a rusty orange head, neck, and chest and a black mask over its eyes. Females have a yellowish-gray crown on their heads and on the nape of their necks.

The olive warbler is an insectivore. In the northern parts of its range, it may be a short-distance migrator.

World Status Key
Least ConcernLeast Concern Near ThreatenedNear Threatened VulnerableVulnerable EndangeredEndangered Critically EndangeredCritically Endangered extinct in the wildExtinct in Wild extinctExtinct
Status and range is taken from ICUN Redlist. If no status is listed, there is not enough data to establish status.

US Status Key
Threatened in US Threatened in US Threatened in New Hampshire Threatened in NH Endangered in US Endangered in US Endangered in NH Endangered in NH breeds in nh Breeds N.H. Introduced Introduced
Status taken from US Fish and Wildlife and NH Fish and Game

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  Olive Warbler - Peucedramus taeniatus Least Concern

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Olive Warbler - Peucedramus taeniatus Least Concern North America

Additional Information

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Olive Warbler - Peucedramus taeniatus Photos Video Audio Least Concern North America
The olive warbler is found in El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, and the United States.
Source: Internet Bird Collection Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: No