Colleen Rowe and Needa Iqbal
Cape May Warbler
By Colleen Rowe and Needa Iqbal
The Cape May is from the warbler family. Its Latin name is Dendroica
tigrina. The male has a yellow below with a chestnut cheek patch, white
wing patch and black strips on underparts. The female is much duller
version of the male with greenish-yellow cheeks.
Their winter range is southern Florida and the Caribbean region. Their
summer range is southern Mackenzie, Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec south in Nova
Scotia, Maine, northern New York, Michigan and north Dakota. They nest in
spruce and fir trees.
The voice is a very high thin "seet seet seet seet".