This small warbler can be found across North America, though they are more common in the west. Among a wide array of warbler species, the orange-crowned warbler is more drab in coloration than others, appearing almost olive. Their orange crown is rarely seen.
This small bird can be found in the old-growth forests of Southeast Alaska. They hunt insects in shrubs and trees, quickly hopping from branch to branch. When insects cannot be found they will eat fruit, berries, and seeds.