- Length: 4.5 inches
- Small, insect-eating bird
- Thin, pointed bill
- Yellow face and underparts
- Olive upperparts
- Pink legs
- Considerable amount of white in outer tail feathers
- Black head and yellow face
- Yellow supercilium
- Olive crown
- Some birds have faint blackish hoods
The male Hooded Warbler is instantly recognizable with its black
and yellow face pattern. Females are similar to female Wilson's Warblers but
Wilson's are smaller and lack white in the tail.
Length and wingspan from: Robbins, C.S., Bruun, B., Zim, H.S., (1966). Birds of North America. New York: Western Publishing Company, Inc.