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Image of a male American redstart

American Redstart

Setophaga reticilla
Redstarts flit among tree branches, drooping their wings, fanning their tails and leaping into the air to catch insects.

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A wintering yellow-rumped warbler eats a poison ivy berry.

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Bay-Breasted Warbler

Dendroica castanea
One of 56 species of warblers in North America, the bay-breasted migrates through the Midwest to nest in northern spruce-fir forests.

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Photo of a male cerulean warbler held in a hand

Cerulean Warbler

Setophaga cerulea (formerly Dendroica cerulea)
A summer resident in Missouri, the cerulean warbler is more common in the southeastern Ozarks but rare elsewhere in the state. Its numbers are small and declining, and for that reason our nation may soon classify it as endangered.

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Photo of a male cerulean warbler held in a hand

Cerulean Warbler (Male)

Male cerulean warblers are azure blue on the back and white on the belly. They have dark streaking on the flanks and back, and there are two white wingbars. This species is rare and imperiled in our state and may soon be declared federally endangered.

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Free Nature Fun - Spring Birds

This weekend is perfect for stepping outside with a pair of binoculars and your ears wide open to catch sight and sound of some colorful birds on their way north.

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Ovenbird

Seiurus aurocapillus
This common migrant forages for insects among leaves on the forest floor. The call is a loud, ringing series: "TEACHer-TEACHer-TEACHer-TEACHer" that gets progressively louder.

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Photo of a Prothonotary warbler

Prothonotary Warbler

Audio of a Prothonotary warbler.

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Prothonotary Warbler

Protonotaria citrea
This swamp-dwelling warbler has a yellow head, yellow breast and blue-gray wings. Look for it in forests and woodlands, usually near water. Most arrive in Missouri in April.

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Prothonotary Warbler

Video of prothonotary warblers in the wild.

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