Range. - North America, east of the Plains, breeding from northern United States north to the Hudson Bay; winters in Central and South America.
This species has the crown, throat and sides a rich chestnut; forehead and face black; underparts white. They nest in coniferous trees in swampy places, making their nests of bark shreds and rootlets and placing them in horizontal forks at elevations of from five to thirty feet from the ground. The three or four eggs are laid late in May or during June; they are white, usually quite heavily spotted and blotched with reddish brown, umber and grayish. Size .70 x .50.
Chestnut-sided Warblers. Bay-breasted Warblers.