Nashville Warbler

Hey guys, welcome back. Today's little warbler is the Nashville. The Nashville warbler is found in Nashville, Tennessee, however only during migration. These little birds breed in the northeastern US and southern Canada and winter in Mexico and Central America. So why are they called the Nashville warbler? Well, as you probably know, if you're... Continue Reading →

Canada Warbler

Hey guys welcome back! Today is one of my favorite warblers, the Canada warbler. This cool looking bird is a dark gray above, and bright yellow below, with a ring of black streaks around its neck earning it the nickname of "necklaced warbler." They also have very distinct eyering and yellow lores making it look... Continue Reading →

Yellow-throated Warbler

Hey guys welcome back! Today's bird is one that I first saw in NYC, which is actually out of this bird's natural range. The yellow-throated warbler is a small wood-warbler that behaves much like a creeper or nuthatch. They are almost entirely black and white, with the exception of a bright yellow throat. This is... Continue Reading →

Chestnut-sided Warbler

Hey guys, welcome back! Today's little bird is another from the warbler family. To see a chestnut-sided warbler in the spring, you'll understand just how it got its name. They are black and white above, with a yellow cap, white below, with a black mask and line of chestnut-brown along its side. There's really no... Continue Reading →

Magnolia Warbler

Hey guys welcome back. The magnolia warbler is one of the most striking springtime migrants. They have a gray, black, and white back and wings, and a bright yellow throat and belly with dark black streaks. Originally, the bird was given the common name of the black and yellow warbler. Alexander Wilson, who first described... Continue Reading →

Swainson’s Thrush

Hey guys welcome back! When it comes to brown birds, sparrows usually get the bad rap of being confusing and difficult to ID. And while this is true, thrushes give them a run for their money. Now, there are much fewer thrush species in North America to contend with, but there are a handful in... Continue Reading →

Northern Parula

Hey guys, welcome back! Today's colorful little bird is the northern parula. A brightly colored little bird in the warbler family, before this guy got its current name (more on that in a bit), they were known as the blue yellow-backed warbler by John James Audubon and ornithologist Alexander Wilson. Blue yellow-backed warbler may accurately... Continue Reading →

Hooded Warbler

Hey guys, welcome back! Today is a rather cool, but somewhat secretive bird (hence why I only have one picture of one.) Today is the hooded warbler. One look at this little guy and it's evident how he got the name. A mostly bright yellow bird that seems to be wearing a black hood. The... Continue Reading →

Baltimore Oriole

Hey guys, welcome back! Today is a really cool, brightly colored bird: the Baltimore oriole. A brilliant orange and black, the Baltimore oriole was once known by a different name, the northern oriole. The northern oriole's range covered most of the continental US. Birds in the west, despite being considered the same species, looked little... Continue Reading →

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