Louisiana Waterthrush - Parkesia motacilla

Length 6.0 in (15.2 cm)
Weight 0.6-0.9 oz (16.8-26 g)
Clutch Size 4-6
Chicks at birth Altricial
IUCN Conservation Status Least Concern
Continents:NA, SA

The Louisiana Waterthrush is a warbler and is found along the edges of wooded streams and ponds. They breed in eastern U.S. and winter in Mexico, Central America, the Caribbean and northern South America. They are easily confused with the Northern Waterthrush. Other people in Galveston, assured me this was a Louisiana Waterthrush.

Louisiana Waterthrush bob their head and tails. They eat insects, mollusks and crustaceans that they find among leaf litter.

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