Plumage/Description: A small, overall gray bird. Males have a small rufous crown patch. Under-tail coverts, rump and breast are yellow. Females lack the rufous crown patch, and the yellow on the breast is not as pronounced. Males and females have a conspicuous complete white eye-ring.
Time of year: Spring, Summer
Relative Abundance: Common
Behavior: Virginia’s Warblers are generally found at the higher elevations, particularly in transition vegetation zones where ponderosa pine and oaks occur together. An active foliage gleaner as it constantly moves about in search of insects.
Similar species: Nashville Warbler
Best Sites: At the higher elevations, generally above 6,000 feet, Bradshaw Mountains, Mingus Mountain,