Cape May Warbler Identification

Looking for ID Help?

Get Instant ID help for 650+ North American birds.

Try Merlin Bird ID

The Four Keys to ID

  • Size & Shape

    A delicate, short-tailed warbler with a slender and distinctively decurved bill, unusual among warblers.

    Relative Size

    Larger than a Ruby-crowned Kinglet, smaller than a Song Sparrow.

    Relative Sizesparrow or smallersparrow-sized or smaller
    Measurements
    • Both Sexes
      • Length: 4.7-5.1 in (12-13 cm)
      • Weight: 0.4-0.5 oz (10.2-15.2 g)
      • Wingspan: 7.9-8.7 in (20-22 cm)

Regional Differences

None.