Golden Cheek Warbler Research Paper

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The Golden Cheeked Warbler is an attractive songbird that is unfortunatly endangered. The bird is most often called the Golden Cheeked Warbler, or the Gold Finch of Texas. It is scientifically refered to as the Setophaga Chrysoparia or Dendroica Chrysoparia. It is part of the Animalia kingdom, the Chordata phylum, the Aves class, the Passeriformes order, the Parulidae or Wood Warbler family, and the Setophaga genus.
This bird lives in Central Texas, Edwards Plateu, Lampasas Cut Plain, Central Mineral Region, Palo Pinto County southwestward along the eastern and southern edege of the Edwards Plateau to Kinney County. This bird lives in Junipers, Oaks and Streamside trees. This bird breeds on hillsides and slopes in mature woods of Ashe juniper, especially brakes of junipers 10-20 ' tall interspersed with deciduous trees such as oak, walnut, pecan, and hackberry. In winter in the tropics, they are found in mountain pine-oak forests.
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This Warbler has a black throat, extending as stripes down the sides of the chest.This bird has a yellow face, with a black line extending through the eyes. The crown and the back of the bird are black. This Warbler has two white wingbars, and a white belly. The immature Golden Cheeked Warbler looks similar to that of the adult female.
The Golden Cheeked Warbler eats insects and spiders. It is also known to eat caterpillars during the breeding season. This is an insectivorous bird, meaning it only eats insects and invertebraes. They pluck the insect from the surface that they are sitting on, or grab them while in flight. They tend to eat insects found on leaves and the bark of oak and other trees, and are never on the

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