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Cape May Warbler -
(Dendroica tigrina)



  • Small songbird
  • Greenish above, yellow below with black
  • Large white wing patch, yellow rump
  • White under tail
  • Male has rufous area above and below
    eye with yellow below and on sides of
  • Dark crown
  • Female and immature duller, lack rufous
         cheek patch
  • 5" (13 cm.)


  • Mature, extensive coniferous forests
  • Northern Wisconsin is at the southern
         edge of the Cape May's breeding range.

Additional Information

  • Fairly common migrant
  • A spruce budworm specialist in boreal
         forest habitat

Cape May Warbler on a thin branch, looking dapper

Female Cape May Warbler in the spruce tree


Kickapoo Valley Reserve | S3661 State Highway 131 | La Farge, Wisconsin 54639 
Phone: 608-625-2960 | FAX: 608-625-2962

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