Canada warbler (Wilsonia canadensis)
CONFIRMATION STATUS: Confirmed.
Length: 4.75 inches
small, insect-eating bird
Thin, pointed bill
Yellow spectacles and underparts
White undertail coverts
No white in outer tail feathers
Adult male has black necklace and black on forehead and around eye; females and immatures have gray necklaces and foreheads
The adult male Canada warbler is instantly recognizable with its black
necklace. Females and immatures also have the diagnostic necklace but
it is gray and less noticeable. The combination of gray upperparts, no
wing bars and yellow underparts is unique.
Migration Status: Neotropical migrant
Breeding Habitat: Woodland
Nest Location: Ground-low nesting
Nest Type: Open-cup
Clutch Size: 3-5
Length of Incubation: ? days
Days to Fledge: ?
Number of Broods: ?
Diet: Primarily insects
SKY MEADOWS DISTRIBUTION/SEASONAL OCCURRENCE
Relative abundance and seasonal occurrence are indicated in red below.
C - Common: Likely to be present in good numbers in appropriate habitat and season.
U - Uncommon: May be present in appropriate habitat and season, often in low
O - Occassional: Found in appropriate habitat perhaps only a few times per season,
sometimes low numbers.
R - Rare: May not be recorded every year.
Acc - Accidental: Recorded once or twice, may not be expected again for a long time.
Sp - Spring: March, April, May
Su - Summer: June, July, August
Fall: September, October, November R
Winter: December, January, February
Calendar of Events
Sky Meadows Park
Crooked Run Valley