Birds of Colombia

    PASSERIFORMES: Parulidae (New World Warblers)  
Genus: Parkesia (2 species, 2 worldwide)

Parkesia is a genus of two migratory warblers, waterthrushes, that often forage on the ground and invariably near water.

Louisiana Waterthrush
Louisiana Waterthrush (Parkesia motacilla)
Chester County, Pennsylvania, United States  
Photograph by Kelly Colgan Azar     Copyright and usage info

Northern migrant. Whiter, best seen in the brow, vs. more common Northern Waterthrush.

Northern Waterthrush
Northern Waterthrush (Parkesia noveboracensis)
Pereira, Colombia  
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

Northern migrant. Yellower than the less common Louisiana Waterthrush, and without a pure white brow.

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