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Wilson's Warbler -
(Wilsonia pusilla)
 

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Identification

  • Small songbird
  • Back and upper-side olive
  • Underside yellow
  • Dark wing, no wingbars or tail spots
  • Male has black cap
  • 4.5-5" (11-13 cm.)

Habitat

  • Deciduous forest, shrubby areas

Additional Information

  • Fairly common migrant
  • Wisconsin species of special concern
  • Population in decline
  • Often found in wet areas, willow thickets
  • KVR migratory species

Comparable Species

  • Hooded Warbler (female) 
  • Yellow Warbler

A Wilson's Warbler poses for the camera

Wilson's Warbler on a branch 

 

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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