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Magnolia Warbler -
(Dendroica magnolia)



  • Small songbird
  • Dark above except for yellow rump
  • Bright yellow underside, with black streaks
         along the sides
  • White under tail
  • Breeding male has grey crown, thin white
         eyebrow, and black mask
  • White wing patch and broad white tail
  • Female less streaked on sides, lacks mask,
         has two white wingbars
  • Fall males and immatures resemble females
  • 5.5" (14 cm.)


  • Variety of forested areas, especially edges
  • Breeds in dense young conifer stands in
         boreal forest

Additional Information

  • Common migrant
  • Found in mid canopy branches and lower
  • Male displays white patches on wings and
         spreads tail
  • Winters in Mexico, Central America, Cuba,
         and Bahama Islands

Male Magnolia Warbler singing on a branch

Magnolia Warbler on branch showing breast and wing marks 


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

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