Blackburnian Warbler

Setophaga fusca
Blackburnian Warbler specimens on display in the exhibit "Birds of D.C."

DC Information

Fairly common migrant, late April to late May and mid-August to late September. Found chiefly in low second-growth woods. The orange on the head and throat of the male is yellow in the female.

Specimen Information

The bird on the left is a female.
Date:  5/11/1889
Collected By:  John R Massie /Greene Smith
Locality:  Laurel, MD
Sex:  Female adult
Catalog ID:  175722
The male is on the right.
Date:  5/12/1892
Collected By:  EM Hasbrouck
Locality:  Washington, DC
Sex:  Male adult
Catalog ID:  162188