Blue-winged Warbler Identification

The Four Keys to ID

  • Size & Shape

    Blue-winged Warblers are small, well-proportioned birds with a sharp and pointed bill. Compared to other warblers, the rather heavy black bill and eyeline give them a pointy-headed look.

    Relative Size

    Larger than a Blue-gray Gnatcatcher, smaller than a Field Sparrow.

    Relative Sizesparrow or smallersparrow-sized or smaller
    Measurements
    • Both Sexes
      • Length: 4.3-4.7 in (11-12 cm)
      • Weight: 0.3 oz (9 g)
      • Wingspan: 5.9 in (15 cm)