IUCN Conservation Status: Least Concern
A large warbler of the northern spruce forests, the Bay-breasted Warbler benefits from spruce budworm outbreaks when the caterpillars provide abundant food. Spraying to control the destructive outbreaks may have reduced populations of this warbler.
Tips for Spring Warbler Watching: Story in Living Bird magazine.
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