grey warbler

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grey warbler

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gray warbler

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(Animals) NZ a small bush bird that hatches the eggs of the shining cuckoo. Also called: riroriro
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Scavenged birds identified to species were two black-headed grosbeaks (Pheucticus melanocephalus), one black-throated gray warbler (Setophaga nigrescens), one orange-crowned warbler (Vermivora celata), one whitewinged dove (Zenaida asiatica), and two yellow warblers (Setophaga petechia).
west of the Rockies (in some cases, all the way to the Pacific Coast), you might see orange-crowned warbler, Nashville warbler, olive warbler, Virginia's warbler, Lucy's warbler, yellow warbler, myrtle warbler, Audubon's warbler, Townsend's warbler, hermit warbler, black-throated gray warbler, Grace's warbler, yellowthroat, yellow-breasted chat, MacGillivray's warbler, Wilson's warbler, and maybe American redstart.
g) Includes black-throated gray warbler Setaphaga nigrescens), plumbeous vireo Vireo plumbeus), and warbling vireo Vireo gilvus).
Individuals of some species tend to have a single song within each category, including Golden-cheeked Warblers (Setophaga chrysoparia; Bolsinger 2000) and Black-throated Gray Warblers (S.