Golden-cheeked warbler Dendroica chrysoparia

Identification Tips:

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Female and immature:

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The black head, yellow face and thin black eyeline are distinctive in the male Golden-cheeked Warbler. In migration, when other species might be found in the same range, Black-throated Green and Townsend's Warblers typically have darker cheeks without the obvious eyeline of the Golden-cheeked.