Ovenbird

(Seiurus aurocapillus)

               
Conservation Status

IUCN Red List

LC - Least Concern

 

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NatureServe

N5B - Secure Breeding

SNRB - Unranked Breeding

Minnesota

not listed

Occurrence

Common

Habitat

Breeding: Mature deciduous and mixed forests with little understory growth

Migration: Thickets, woodlands

Size

5¾ to 6 in length

9½ wingspan


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Food

Worms, snails, spiners, and insects; sometimes seeds.

 
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Taxonomy

Order:

Passeriformes (perching birds)

 

Family:

Parulidae (New World warblers)


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

       

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Uploaded on Jul 22, 2010

Ovenbirds are like miniature wood-thrushes, but without the sweet song. They also have an attractive black-bordered, dull orange crown stripe. These males were filmed in a reserve owned by the University of Missouri near Ashland, MO

 
     
  Singing Ovenbird
Birdchick
 
   
 
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Uploaded on May 24, 2008

Ovenbird singing

 
     
  Ovenbird
WIld Bird Video Productions
 
   
 
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Uploaded on May 8, 2011

Ovenbird singing in a Maine forest. © 2011 Garth McElroy

License at http://www.paya.com/videos/135219

 
     
  Ovenbird (Emberizidae: Seiurus aurocapillus) Foraging
Carl Barrentine
 
   
 
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Uploaded on May 12, 2011

A more peaceable view of the often reclusive Ovenbird. Photographed at Grand Forks, North Dakota (12 May 2011).

 
     
  The Oven Bird
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Published on Oct 9, 2012

Clemson naturalist Patrick McMillan visits with naturalist and Foothills Trail Conference member Heyward Douglass on birding and other wildlife issues. Today they discuss the Oven Bird.

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