Kirtland's Warbler Identification

Adult Description

  • Small songbird; large warbler.
  • Bluish gray face and back.
  • Yellow throat, chest, and belly.
  • Black stripes down sides.
  • White crescents above and below eyes.
  • Constantly pumps its tail.
  • Two white wingbars.

Immature Description

Similar to adult female, but duller, and with black spotting across chest.
Relative Size

Relative Sizesparrow or smallersparrow-sized or smaller
Measurements
  • Both Sexes
    • Length: 5.5-5.9 in (14-15 cm)
    • Weight: 0.5 oz (14 g)