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Black-and-White Warbler

Mniotilta varia

Superficially similar to Blackpoll and Black-throated Gray Warblers, the Black-and-White Warbler’s foraging behavior is more like that of a nuthatch. Rare to uncommon in the western USA, this bird’s expected range is in eastern USA and Canada.

Unlike most of its warbler cousins, this bird’s genus survived the sweeping reclassifications of 2011.

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