Life History Groupings

Migration Status:Neotropical migrant

Breeding Habitat:Successional-scrub

Nest Location:Mid-story/canopy nesting

Nest Type:Cavity

Clutch Size:5-8

Length of Incubation: 13 days

Days to Fledge:12-18

Number of Broods:2, rarely 3



Gregory Gough
USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center

Clutch size, length of incubation, days to fledge and number of broods from: Ehrlich, P., Dobkin, D., and Wheye, D. (1988). The Birders Handbook: A Field Guide to the Natural History of North American Birds. New York: Simon and Schuster Inc.
Patuxent Bird Population Studies
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