A Townsend's Warbler looks for insects in a Monterey cypress.
Will Elder, NPS
Natural History: The Townsend's Warbler generally feeds on insects and spiders. It breeds in the Pacific Northwest. Its preference for habitat is that of mature forest stands.
General Distribution: In the Presidio, this bird is found in all forests and in ornamental plant areas.
Frequency: This species is common in the spring, fall, and winter seasons.
Identifying Characteristics: This bird's identifying characteristics are a black and yellow head with a black crown, cheek patch, and throat. It has a yellow underside and striped sides.
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Last Updated: 07/01/2015