- 5.1–5.9 in
- 8.7 in
- 0.5 oz
- Paruline à gorge grise (French)
- Reinita ojianillada (Spanish)
- The Connecticut Warbler was named after the state where the first specimen was collected. The species does not breed in Connecticut, nor is it a common migrant there.
Spruce and tamarack bogs, less frequently open poplar woodland, in migration and winter in a variety of forest, woodland, scrub and thicket habitats.
Spiders, insects, and some fruit.
- Clutch Size
- 3–5 eggs
- Egg Description
- Creamy white with dark speckles.
- Condition at Hatching
Open cup of fine, dry grasses, dry leaves, stalks of weeds, sedge stems, rootlets, or other plant fibers. Hidden on or near ground, in thick undergrowth of saplings, among thickets or at base of a shrub.
Feeds at or just above ground level.
This species is uncommon and is on the 2014 State of the Birds Watch List, which lists species most in danger of extinction without significant conservation action.
- Pitocchelli, J., J. Bouchie, and D. Jones. 1997. Connecticut Warbler (Oporornis agilis). In The Birds of North America, No. 320 (A. Poole and F. Gill, eds.). The Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia, PA, and The American Ornithologists' Union, Washington, D.C.