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Warbler Season in Wisconsin

Chestnut Sided Warbler

I’m getting excited! It is warbler season in Wisconsin. Now, many of my friends look at me like I am speaking in a foreign language when I talk about Warblers.

Nashville Warbler

Nashville Warbler - Yellow, Gray Warbler With White Eye Ring Wisconsin Warbler

The Nashville Warbler is yellow and gray with a white eyering.


Pine Warbler

Pine Warbler in a pine tree.

Pine Warbler found in a pine tree.


Northern Parula Warbler

Yellow, Gray White Warbler With White Eye Ring Wisconsin Warbler

The Northern Parula Warbler is a yellow and gray Warbler with a white eye-ring and belly.

Northern Parula Warbler

A side view of The Northern Parula Warbler. This little guy wasn’t shy at all. I was able to stick my head into the bush and snap a few pics before he flew off. I love it when that happens!


Male Redstart

Black and Orange Warbler

The male American Redstart is all black with orange patches on belly, wingbar, and tail. The underside of the belly is white.


Female Redstart

Female American Redstart

The female Redstart looks very different from the male. The female is gray with a white stomach, yellowish-orange in front of the wing, one wing bar, and on the tail.


Male Kirtland’s Warbler

Male Kirtland's Warbler

Normally you find Kirtland Warblers in areas that have small pine regrowth of trees from fires. The warblers are a steel gray colored bird with yellow bellies and white eye crescents.


Black and White Warbler

A black and white warbler searching for insects along a tree trunk.


Yellow-rumped Warbler

Yellow rumped warbler -  The male Yellow-rumped Warbler in Spring and Sunimcr has a yellow patch on the crown, and either side of the breast; upperparts bluish-gray, streaked with black; two white wing-bars; tail black, with gray edgings; outer pair of tail-feathers with large spots of white.  Adult Female is similar but smaller, and colors duller; upperparts browner; breast simply streaked with black. The breast and upper belly are heavily marked with black.

The male Yellow-rumped Warbler in Spring and Summer has a yellow patch on the crown, and either side of the breast; upperparts bluish-gray, streaked with black; two white wing-bars; tail black, with gray edgings; outer pair of tail-feathers with large spots of white. The breast and upper belly are heavily marked with black.

Adult Female is similar but smaller, and colors duller; upperparts browner; breast simply streaked with black.

Breeding Season: June 15 to July 15.


Yellow Warbler

Yellow Warbler - Adult Male: Upper parts bright yellowish olive-green, brightest on rump; forehead bright yellow; front of crown sometimes tinged with orange; wing-feathers edged with yellow; underparts yellow; breast and belly streaked with rufous coloring.
 Adult Female: Upper parts yellowish-green, darker than in the male; lighter on forehead and rump; underparts paler and duller, usually unstreaked.

Adult Male: Upper parts bright yellowish olive-green, brightest on rump; forehead bright yellow; front of crown sometimes tinged with orange; wing-feathers edged with yellow; underparts yellow; breast and belly streaked with rufous coloring.
Adult Female: Upper parts yellowish-green, darker than in the male; lighter on forehead and rump; underparts paler and duller, usually unstreaked.


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