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Genus: Wilsonia

Description

A former genus of New World Warblers. Named for Alexander Wilson, one of the great early American ornithologists.

Taxonomy

Wilsonia was a genus in the family Parulidae.
Canada Warbler and Wilson's Warbler are now placed in genus Cardellina, Hooded Warbler was moved to Setophaga.


Reference

  1. Clements, JF. 2011. The Clements Checklist of Birds of the World. 6th ed., with updates to August 2011. Ithaca: Cornell Univ. Press. ISBN 978-0801445019. Spreadsheet available at http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/downloadable-clements-checklist
  2. Avibase

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