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  • A small, grey bird with black and yellow markings on its face and wings.
    Golden-winged warbler. Photo by Caleb Putnam, CC BY-SA 2.0.

    Golden-winged warbler

    March 28, 2011 | 2 minute read

    Transcript Greetings and welcome to the Southern Appalachian Creature Feature. Spring is upon us, and with it comes the annual northward migration of neo-tropical migratory birds returning from their Central and South American wintering grounds. One of those returning bird species is the golden-winged warbler, a tiny bird weighing in a little heavier than 3 pennies. The Endangered Species Act allows anyone to ask, or petition, the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service to place a plant or animal on the federal endangered species list, and the Service has been asked to place the golden-winged warbler on the list.  Learn more...

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