Higher classification Teretistris
Family Incertae sedis
Scientific name Teretistris fornsi
|Similar Yellow‑headed warbler, Teretistris, Olive‑capped warbler, New World warbler, Bird|
Oriente warbler cayo coco cuba 28th march 2015
The Oriente warbler (Teretistris fornsi) is a species of bird formerly placed in the New World warbler family, Parulidae, that is endemic to Cuba. Its natural habitats dry forests, lowland moist forests, montane moist forests, and xeric shrublands. It is the sister species to the fellow Cuban endemic, yellow-headed warbler.
This species measures 13 cm (5.1 in) long. Upperparts are uniformly medium-grey. Underparts are mostly yellow, with a light grey belly. A whitish eye ring and slightly decurved bill are distinctive traits.
Feeds on insects, spiders and small lizards.