- Length: 4.5 inches
- Small, active, insect-eating bird that often forages in dead leaves
- Thin pointed bill
- Black and buff head stripes
- Buffy breast with whiter underparts
- Upperparts solidly olive-brown
- Pink legs
- Sexes and ages similar in plumage
The bold head stripes on an otherwise plain bird make the Worm-eating
Warbler unlikely to be confused with any other warbler.
Length and wingspan from: Robbins, C.S., Bruun, B., Zim, H.S., (1966). Birds of North America. New York: Western Publishing Company, Inc.