WARBLER, a small, active songbird in the family Parulidae, breeds in BC in summer, then returns to a tropical home for the winter, usually in Mexico or Central America. In most species, males are brightly coloured, often with patches of yellow, while females have more subtle colouring. While in BC, warblers feed mainly on INSECTS. There are 24 warbler species found regularly in BC. The orange-crowned warbler (Vermivora celata) breeds throughout the province, while its relatives the Nashville (...

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