Photo Credit: Marlene Cashen and Weeks Bay Reserve Foundation

SCIENTIFIC NAME: Geothlypis trichas

STATUS: Breeder. Common in spring, summer, and fall in all regions. In winter, fairly common in Gulf Coast region, uncommon in Inland Coastal Plain region, and rare in Mountain and Tennessee Valley regions. Low Conservation Concern.

HABITAT: Found along woodland edges, and in hedgerows, thickets, marshes, and wet meadows.