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|Species: Seiurus aurocapillus|
Ovenbirds are 6" long with a 10" long wingspan. Their backs are brown, and their breast is white with black streaks. On their crown there are two stripes with orange in the center.
Habitat & Range
Ovenbirds prefer shaded forests. Their breeding season range reaches across the northeastern United States, northern sections of the Great Plains, and southern Canada. Their nonbreeding range stretches across much of Central America.
Ovenbirds feed off of insects. Their call is a harsh “tea-cher tea-cher tea-CHER” that increases in volume.
Featured image by Dominic Sherony.