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Yellow-headed Warbler - BirdForum Opus

Photo by WHP
La Güira National Park, Cuba, April 2008
Teretistris fernandinae


  • Plain grey upperparts
  • Paler grey underparts
  • Yellow head


Western Cuba including Isle of Pines and Cayo Cantiles.


This is a monotypic species[1].


Scrubby areas and open semi-forest with vines; range from the coast to mid elevation hills.


Except during breeding, this species is almost always seen as part of mixed species flocks, other species are attracted to the company of this one.

Feeds low to medium after almost any type of small food item.


  1. Clements, JF. 2009. The Clements Checklist of Birds of the World. 6th ed., with updates to December 2009. Ithaca: Cornell Univ. Press. ISBN 978-0801445019.
  2. Raffaele et al. 1998. Birds of the West Indies. Christopher Helm, London. ISBN 0713649054
  3. Arthur Grosset

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