Mourning warbler

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(Zool.) an American ground warbler (Geothlypis Philadelphia). The male has the head, neck, and chest, deep ash-gray, mixed with black on the throat and chest; other lower parts are pure yellow.

See also: Mourning

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Sure enough, a male mourning warbler was singing his springtime heart out from the top of a small sapling.
For the mourning warbler to flourish, it needs a disturbed area with thick underbrush.
We found that local bird species most frequently infested by ticks include the low-foraging grouse, turkey, chickadee, house wren, gray catbird, brown thrasher, robin, wood thrush, hermit thrush, Swainson's thrush, veery, yellow warbler, ovenbird, northern waterthrush, Connecticut warbler, mourning warbler, common yellowthroat, goldfinch, rufous-sided towhee, field sparrow, white-throated sparrow, swamp sparrow and song sparrow.
magnolia), Mourning Warbler (Oporornis philadelphia) and Nashville Warbler (Vermivora ruficapilla), all of which typically nest and forage on or near the ground.
The mourning dove is named for its mournful cooing, but the mourning warbler is named for its funereal plumage.
Marie Winn was able to give a first-hand account of such key events as the finding of a mourning warbler, even though she did have to take a bus home from the finish line when the team wanted to keep on birding.