Photo Credits: Tom Friedel/www.birdphotos.com

Photo Credits: Tom Friedel/www.birdphotos.com

Worm-eating Warbler (Helmitheros vermivorum)

STATUS: Native, Migratory, Least Concern

DESCRIPTION: They weigh 0.4-0.5 oz. and are 4.3-5.1 in. in length.

HABITAT: Worm-eating Warblers live in the understory of deciduous forests.

DIET: Their diet consists of insects such as grasshoppers, caterpillars, and other larvae, but usually does not include earthworms.

NOTES: Worm-eating Warblers make an insect-like trill noise. They are protected on the US Migratory Bird list.

FREQUENCY: Rare