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Canada from central Saskatchewan east to eastern Quebec, New Brunswick and Nova Scotia south into eastern United States from northern Minnesota east to northern Pennsylvania and New England; also along the Appalachians south to northern Georgia.Folund throughout the northeastern United States in migration.
Rare to casual vagrant to the western United States.
Deciduous woodlands and riparian thickets.
The diet consists mostly of insects gleaned from foliage.
The female builds the nest which is placed on or just above the ground among thick vegetation. The female incubates the eggs for about 12 days. Both parents feed the young for about 10 days until they fledge.
Song: chip chupety swee-ditchety or chip, suey de swee-dictchety.
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