Grace's warbler

\ ˈgrāsə̇z- \
variants: or less commonly Grace warbler

Definition of Grace's warbler

: a gray-and-white warbler (Dendroica graciae) black-streaked above with a yellow throat and chest and common in the southwestern U.S. and adjacent Mexico

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History and Etymology for Grace's warbler

after Grace D. Coues †1925, sister of Dr. Elliott Coues †1899 American ornithologist who discovered it

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“Grace's warbler.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Aug. 2020.

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