Golden-Crowned Warbler: Medium-sized, tropical warbler with olive-gray upperparts and bold yellow underparts. Midcrown has yellow stripe with black borders. Face is olive-gray with a pale arc below eye. Upper mandible is gray, while lower mandible is pink. The legs and feet are pink.
Range and Habitat
Golden-crowned Warbler: Breeds in northern Mexico and Central America; also occurs in South America and southern Texas.
The Golden-Crowned Warbler will feign injury to distract potential nest predators.
It has 13 geographical races, which fall into three groups. A Central American culicivorus group, a southwestern cabanisi group, and the aureocapillus group of the southeast. These three groups are sometimes considered to be different species.
A group of warblers has many collective nouns, including a "bouquet", "confusion", "fall", and "wrench" of warblers.