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Parula was extensively used as the generic name during the last century, and is now reinstated to replace Compsothlypis.
The call note is a chip, which Brewster calls “a soft tchip indistinguishable from that of Parula americana.”
Its song bears a marked resemblance to that of the Parula and its call-note is said to be like the tchep of the Myrtle Warbler.What Bird is That?|Frank M. Chapman
During this shower of warblers the parula was the most numerous species, excepting, perhaps, the chestnut sided.
I have not seen enough material to trace subsequent molts and plumages, which doubtless parallel those of the parula warbler.