Fall Warblers: Confusing or Not?

Cape May warbler in breeding plumage

Confusing Fall Warbler Question #1

True or False? All North American wood-warblers change their appearance entirely from spring (breeding) to fall (non-breeding) plumage.

Answer: False. Only about 10 do. The remaining 43 change not at all or very little from breeding to non-breeding plumage.

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