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Black-throated Gray Warbler

Setophaga nigrescens ORDER: PASSERIFORMES FAMILY: PARULIDAE

IUCN Conservation Status: Least Concern

A small warbler of the American West, the Black-throated Gray Warbler is found in pine and mixed oak-pine forests west of the Rocky Mountains.

Funky Nests
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Appearance

Warblers
Warblers
Typical Voice

Adult Description

  • Small songbird.
  • Gray back.
  • White face and underparts.
  • Black mask, crown, throat (male), and striping on chest.
  • Two white wingbars.
  • Small yellow square in front of eye.
  • White spots in tail.

Immature Description

Immature male like adult female, but immature female with mostly white throat.

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Field MarksHelp

  • Adult male

    Black-throated Gray Warbler

    Adult male
    • © Brian L. Sullivan, California, September 2011
  • Adult male

    Black-throated Gray Warbler

    Adult male
    • © Evan Jackson, September 2013
  • Female/immature male

    Black-throated Gray Warbler

    Female/immature male
    • © Brian L. Sullivan, California, January 2011
  • First year

    Black-throated Gray Warbler

    First year

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