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Black-throated Blue Warbler -
(Dendroica caerulescens)
 

 Audio

Identification

  • Small songbird
  • Male blue-grey above with black
         throat and sides
  • White breast and underside
  • Female very plain; dull olive above
  • Slightly dark cheek
  • White patch on wing
  • 5-5.5" (13 cm.)

Habitat

  • During migration, a variety of
         forested habitats
  • Breeding, large tracts of deciduous
         or mixed forest

Additional Information

  • Rare migrant
  • Wisconsin species of special concern
  • Male and female were once considered
         different species
  • Song has buzzy notes

Comparable Species

  • Tennessee Warbler (females)

Black-throated Blue Warbler on abranch, dark background

 

Kickapoo Valley Reserve | S3661 State Highway 131 | La Farge, Wisconsin 54639 
Phone: 608-625-2960 | FAX: 608-625-2962
kickapoo.reserve@krm.state.wi.us

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