An Adult breeding male Northern Parula (Setophaga americana) perching on a branch in the spring.
The northern parula is a small warbler that lives in forest canopies during summer and tropical plantations in the winter.
Northern Parula during spring migration
Northern parulas prefer to flit about forest canopies during the breeding season.
Northern Parula (Parula americana americana), a migrating Spring Male in perfect plumage about to bath in Tanner's Spring in New York's Central Park.
They are relatively solitary while breeding but will join mixed-species flocks during migration.