Golden-winged Warbler

Vermivora chrysoptera
A Golden-winged Warbler specimen on display in the exhibit "Birds of D.C."

DC Information

Uncommon migrant in spring from late April to mid-May and in autumn from mid-August to early September. In migration this bird is usually found in floodplain and swamp forests. The parch on the sides of the head and throat is black in the male, gray in the female.

Specimen Information

Date:  8/8/1889
Collected By:  CW Richmond
Locality:  Washington, DC
Sex:  Male
Catalog ID:  123167