Three-striped warbler

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Three-striped warbler
Three-striped Warbler.jpg
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Parulidae
Genus: Basileuterus
Species: B. tristriatus
Binomial name
Basileuterus tristriatus
(Tschudi, 1844)

The three-striped warbler (Basileuterus tristriatus) is a species of bird in the Parulidae family.

Description[edit]

The three-striped warbler measures 13 cm (5.1 in) in length. It is mostly olive-brown with a buffy belly and underparts. It has distinct black and white striping on the head and a dark cheek. Male and female three-striped warblers have similar plumages.

Their song is a rapid series of squeaky chirps.

Distribution and habitat[edit]

It is found in Bolivia, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Panama, Peru, and Venezuela. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist montane forests and heavily degraded former forest. The three-striped warbler typically forages on the ground, especially near riparian areas.

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