Birds Living II by Richard Stade - RStade

Pine Warbler – Foraging in a Pine Tree

Dendroica pinus

February – Texas

L=5.5” ...... WS=8.75”...... WT=0.4 oz Order: Passeriformes (Passerine Birds) Family: Parulidae (Wood-warblers)

Pine Warblers highly prefer pine trees and are almost always found nesting and foraging in them. These birds are rather unique among wood-warblers in that they eat a substantial amount of seed, including pine seeds, in addition to insects.