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Episode 97      

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Elfin woods warbler
Fri, 2017-Aug-11 01:02 UTC
Length - 2:00


Welcome to featured Wiki of the Day where we read the summary of the featured Wikipedia article every day.

The featured article for Friday, 11 August 2017 is Elfin woods warbler.

The elfin woods warbler (Setophaga angelae) is a bird, endemic to Puerto Rico, where it is a local and uncommon species. Discovered in 1968 and described in 1972, it is the most recently described species of New World warbler (family Parulidae). The species name, angelae, is a tribute to Angela Kepler, one of its discoverers. An insectivore, it feeds by gleaning small insects off leaves.

Due to its small populations and restricted habitats, conservation efforts were begun in 1982 to protect this species but, as of 2005, the warbler was still in need of protection. The species is not in immediate danger as the majority of its habitat is protected forest, but introduced species, such as rats and small Asian mongooses, habitat reduction, and natural disasters represent potential threats to the population.

This recording reflects the Wikipedia text as of 01:02 UTC on Friday, 11 August 2017.

For the full current version of the article, go to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elfin_woods_warbler.

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