Kirtland's warbler Dendroica kirtlandii


Identification Tips:

Adult male:

Female and immature:

Similar species:

Other warblers that wag their tails are the Prairie and Palm Warblers. They have yellow rumps and yellow faces and lack the broken eye ring.

Length and wingspan from: Robbins, C.S., Bruun, B., Zim, H.S., (1966). Birds of North America. New York: Western Publishing Company, Inc.


Patuxent Bird Population Studies
Patuxent Bird Identification InfoCenter