Blackburnian Warbler Setophaga fusca

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Adult male

Small warbler with a long body. Adult males have a brilliant orange throat and face with a black crown and triangular ear patch.

Female/immature male

Females/immatures are paler and yellower overall with 2 white wingbars. Note distinctive triangular ear patch and yellow eyebrow.

Female/immature male

Small warbler with a long body. Note triangular ear patch, pale eyebrow, and white wingbars.

Female/immature male

Females/immatures lack the orange coloration, showing tones of yellow instead. Note triangular ear patch, pale eyebrow, and white wingbars.

Adult male

Flame orange throat quickly identifies adult males.

Adult male

The brilliant orange throat and head pattern is distinctive on adult males although the intensity of orange varies among individuals.

Adult male

Breeds in mature evergreen and mixed evergreen-deciduous forests.

Habitat

Found in all types of wooded areas during migration.

Recommended Citation

Blackburnian Warbler (Setophaga fusca), In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. retrieved from Neotropical Birds Online: https://neotropical.birds.cornell.edu/Species-Account/nb/species/bkbwar