Habitat: This Waterthrush species favors of course habitats near water, especially mangroves and streams. Distribution: This species is migratory. It breeds in northern North America and migrate south to Florida and the West Indies and from Mexico to northern Peru, Venezuela and the Guianas. Natural History Notes: The Northern Waterthrush can be easily recognized by its loud call that consists of a metalic sound like "tchink". It is a terrestrial feeder whose diet mainly consists of insects, mollusks, and crustaceans found amongst leaf litter. Conservation status according to IUCN 2008 Red list: Least Concern (LC). It is a latitudinal migratory species. Characteristics: The total length of this species varies between 14 cm and 14.6 cm (measured from tip of bill to end of tail). This bird has an olive brown plumage above with a characteristic long yellow-beige superciliary (above the eye). Then, the plumage below is yellow to whitish. We can see that the part below shows several dark brown stripes, except on the throat and the lower part of the belly.