Birds of Colombia

    PASSERIFORMES: Parulidae (New World Warblers)  
Genus: Setophaga (17 species, 37 worldwide)


American Yellow Warbler
American Yellow Warbler (Setophaga aestiva)
Puerto Boyaca, Colombia
  Male in breeding plumage has reddish vertical streaks on chest.
   

Migratory.

Northern Parula
Northern Parula (Setophaga americana)
Dry Tortugas National Park, Florida, USA  
   

Migratory.

Black-throated Blue Warbler
Black-throated Blue Warbler (Setophaga caerulescens) Male
Dry Tortugas National Park, Florida, USA  
   

Black-throated Blue Warbler
Black-throated Blue Warbler (Setophaga caerulescens) Female
Flamingo Gardens, Davie, Florida, USA
  The female has a square white mark on the wing like the male, which is not seen well in this photo.
   

Migratory.

Bay-breasted Warbler
Bay-breasted Warbler (Setophaga castanea) Male
Rondeau Provincial Park, Ontario, Canada  
   
Photograph by Mdf (Wikipedia)     Copyright and usage info

Bay-breasted Warbler
Bay-breasted Warbler (Setophaga castanea) Female
Costa Rica
  A bit similar to an immature Blackpoll Warbler, but the red on crown confirms id. The Bay-breasted female is also more yellow, less olive. And only young Blackpolls have grey/black legs.
   
Photograph by Jorge Obando Gutierrez   © Copyrighted, All Rights Reserved.

Migratory.

Cerulean Warbler
Cerulean Warbler (Setophaga cerulea) Vulnerable
Rondeau Provincial Park, Ontario, Canada  
   
Photograph by Mdf (Wikipedia)     Copyright and usage info

Migratory. Rare and local.

Hooded Warbler
Hooded Warbler (Setophaga citrina) Male
Dry Tortugas National Park, Florida, USA  
   

Hooded Warbler
Hooded Warbler (Setophaga citrina) Female
Dry Tortugas National Park, Florida, USA  
   

Migratory. Uncommon.

Prairie Warbler
Prairie Warbler (Setophaga discolor discolor) Male
Dry Tortugas National Park, Florida, USA  
   

Blackburnian Warbler
Blackburnian Warbler (Setophaga fusca)
ProAves Cerulean Warbler Reserve, San Vicente de Chucuri, Santander, Colombia  
   

Migratory. Seen in the Andes up to 3000 meters. Male breeding have bright orange colors, while non-breeding females are very pale.

Magnolia Warbler
Magnolia Warbler (Setophaga magnolia) Male Rare/Accidental
Maggie Marsh, Ohio, United States  
   
Photograph by Melanie C. Underwood     Copyright and usage info

Magnolia Warbler
Magnolia Warbler (Setophaga magnolia) Female/Immature Rare/Accidental
Dry Tortugas National Park, Florida, USA  
   

Migratory.

Palm Warbler
Palm Warbler (Setophaga palmarum palmarum)
Green Cay Nature Center, Delray Beach, Florida, USA
  The non-yellow subspecies (subspecies palmarum).
   

Palm Warbler
Palm Warbler (Setophaga palmarum hypochrysea)
Chester County, Pennsylvania, United States
  A yellow Palm Warbler in breeding plumage (subspecies hypochrysea, one of two).
   
Photograph by Kelly Colgan Azar     Copyright and usage info

Migratory. Seen in small fgroups close to the ground.

Chestnut-sided Warbler
Chestnut-sided Warbler (Setophaga pensylvanica)
Canopy San Luis, San Ramon, Costa Rica  
   
Photograph by Jorge Obando Gutierrez   © Copyrighted, All Rights Reserved.

Migratory.

Mangrove Warbler
Mangrove Warbler (Setophaga petechia erithachorides) Male
Tarcoles, Puntarenas, Costa Rica  
   
Photograph by Jorge Obando Gutierrez   © Copyrighted, All Rights Reserved.

Mangrove Warbler
Mangrove Warbler (Setophaga petechia flavida) Male
Isla San Andres, Colombia
  Some races, including this one, are sometimes called the Golden Warbler. In other races, called the Mangrove Warbler, the male has a red hood.
   

Mangrove Warbler
Mangrove Warbler (Setophaga petechia flavida) Female
Isla San Andres, Colombia
  There are many races of Mangrove Warbler, and unlike the Yellow Warbler, the female may not be yellow.
   

A non-migratory version of the Yellow Warbler with many subspecies. Often found in mangroves.

Tropical Parula
Tropical Parula (Setophaga pitiayumi)
Manizales, Colombia  
   

Non-migratory. Found in all of the tropics, but often not common.

American Redstart
American Redstart (Setophaga ruticilla) Male
Dry Tortugas National Park, Florida, USA  
   

American Redstart
American Redstart (Setophaga ruticilla) Immature Male
Dry Tortugas National Park, Florida, USA  
   

Migratory. Often spreads tail feathers.

Blackpoll Warbler
Blackpoll Warbler (Setophaga striata) Male
Dry Tortugas National Park, Florida, USA  
   

Blackpoll Warbler
Blackpoll Warbler (Setophaga striata) Female
Dry Tortugas National Park, Florida, USA
  Blackpoll Warblers always have yellow legs, except for immatures which always have yellow on the soles.
   

Migratory. Orange legs distinctive. Immature looks much like an immature or female Bay-breasted Warbler before it shows 'bay' color.

Cape May Warbler
Cape May Warbler (Setophaga tigrina) Male
Dry Tortugas National Park, Florida, USA  
   

Cape May Warbler
Cape May Warbler (Setophaga tigrina) Female
Dry Tortugas National Park, Florida, USA  
   

Migratory. An agressive little warbler that chases other species away from territory.

Black-throated Green Warbler
Black-throated Green Warbler (Setophaga virens) Male
Dry Tortugas National Park, Florida, USA  
   

Black-throated Green Warbler
Black-throated Green Warbler (Setophaga virens) Female/Immature
Chester County, Pennsylvania, United States  
   
Photograph by Kelly Colgan Azar     Copyright and usage info

Migratory.


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