Blackburnian Warbler

Blackburnian warbler perched on a branch
Blackburnian warbler. Photo by Ray Hennessy on Unsplash.
AppearanceThe Blackburnian warbler is a small bird about 4.5″ long. They have a vivid orange face and throat with a black crown and triangular tripe behind the eyes. The wings are black with white stripes, the belly is pale yellow with black streaks and their bills are short and pointy. The female is similar except she’s much paler all over and yellow instead of orange.
DietInsects and berries.
Feeder FoodUnlikely to visit a feeder, however, may be enticed with mealworms.
HabitatPrefer deep forested areas of deciduous and coniferous trees. Often found perched on the tip-top of a spruce tree.
NestingTheir nest is placed high in a coniferous tree near the end of an upper limb. They have 1 brood/season and 3-5 eggs/brood that are white or greenish/white with brown speckles.

Range Map

Blackburnian warbler range map.
Blackburnian warbler range map. Compliments of The Cornell Lab.