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Hooded Warbler -
(Wilsonia citrina)



  • Olive green above
  • Yellow below, white on outer tail feathers
  • Male has black cap and "hood" surrounding bright yellow face
  • Female lacks black hood, is slightly darker  around face
  • 5.25" (13 cm.)


  • Shrubby clearings in deciduous forests

Additional Information

  • Rare spring migrant and summer resident
  • Wisconsin threatened species
  • Male sings clear "weeta-weeta-wee-tee-oh"
  • Female similar to female Wilson's Warbler
  • Rare KVR breeding bird

Comparable Species

  • Kentucky Warbler
  • Common Yellow-throat

  Hooded Warbler standing on a log

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

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