• Skip to Content
  • Skip to Main Navigation
  • Skip to Local Navigation
  • Skip to Search
  • Skip to Sitemap
  • Skip to Footer
Help develop a Bird ID tool!

Mourning Warbler

Geothlypis philadelphia ORDER: PASSERIFORMES FAMILY: PARULIDAE

IUCN Conservation Status: Least Concern

Common within its range, the Mourning Warbler is a small songbird of second-growth forests of eastern and central North America. It typically reveals its presence by its distinctive song of rolling phrases, usually remaining hidden in the low, thick vegetation.

Subscribe to Living Bird Magazine
2015 eventSponsored Ad

Calls

Song a rhythmic series of rolling two-syllable phrases, usually lower at the end: "chirry, chirry, chirry, chorry, chorry." Also at least two distinct chip notes, one loud and harsh and the other higher.

Search the Macaulay Library online archive for more sounds and videos