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Golden-winged Warbler -
(Vermivora chrysoptera)



  • Small songbird
  • Grey above, light below
  • Bright yellow crown
  • Bright yellow patch on wings
  • Black bib
  • Black around eyes with white just
    above and below
  • Female similar with duller coloring
  • 4.75" (12 cm.)


  • Deciduous shrubs, cutovers, may sing from elevated perches

Additional Information

  • Fairly common migrant
  • Wisconsin species of special concern
  • Population in decline
  • Hybridizes with Blue-winged Warbler
  • Found on the Reserve during migration, no
        longer a regular breeder in this area

A close-up of a golden-winged warbler

Golden-winged Warbler singing in an oak tree 


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

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