- Regulus satrapa
- White supercilium
- Black sides of crown
- Dark eyestripe
- Median crown yellow (male has orange center to crown, often concealed)
- Nape grayish
- Upperparts olive
- Wings and tail blackish with 2 whitish wingbars
- Thick black bar across base of secondaries
- Yellowish flight feather edgings
- Throat and underparts pale gray
- Washed buff on flanks
- Face pattern indistinct
- Median crown grayish olive
North America to Guatemala.
There are 6 subspecies:
- Kenai Peninsula and central Yukon to Rocky Mountains; winters to south-western US
- Mountains of Mexico (MichoacĂˇn to Hidalgo, Puebla and Guerrero)
R. s. amoenus is generally considered invalid.
Mixed woods, marsh and prairie, deciduous and fir forests, blackberry tangles.
Their diet consists almost entirely of insects.
A very high, thin ssi-ssi-ssi with variations
- Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, B.L. Sullivan, C. L. Wood, and D. Roberson. 2013. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: Version 6.8., with updates to August 2013. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
- BF Member observations
- Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (retrieved May 2014)
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