Hooded Warbler Identification

The Four Keys to ID

  • Size & Shape

    Hooded Warblers are small, well-proportioned birds with a straight, sharp bill. Compared to other warblers, they are fairly heavy-bodied and thick-necked.

    Relative Size

    Larger than a Ruby-crowned Kinglet, smaller than a Red-eyed Vireo.

    Relative Sizesparrow or smallersparrow-sized or smaller
    Measurements
    • Both Sexes
      • Length: 5.1 in (13 cm)
      • Weight: 0.3-0.4 oz (9-12 g)
      • Wingspan: 6.9 in (17.5 cm)