Blackburnian Warbler

Setophaga fusca (Statius Müller, 1776) 17470
Family: Passeriformes > Parulidae

Blackburnian Warbler, Toby Carter

One of the most colourful of American warblers in spring plumage. Blackburnian Warbler is an extremely rare visitor to Britain, with only a handful of records of autumn birds, all coming from islands including Fair Isle, Outer Hebrides and the Isles of Scilly.


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Status and Trends

Population size and trends and patterns of distribution based on BTO surveys and atlases with data collected by BTO volunteers.


This species can be found on the following statutory and conservation listings and schedules.


We have no population estimates for this scarce species.


Information about movement and migration based on online bird portals (e.g. BirdTrack), Ringing schemes and tracking studies.


View a summary of recoveries in the Online Ringing Report.


Lifecycle and body size information about Blackburnian Warbler, including statistics on nesting, eggs and lifespan based on BTO ringing and nest recording data.


Sample sizes are too small to report Productivity and Nesting statistics for this species.


For information in another language (where available) click on a linked name

Welsh: Telor Blackburn
Catalan: bosquerola de gola carbassa
Czech: lesnácek stromový
Danish: Ildsanger
Dutch: Sparrenzanger
Estonian: tulikurk-säälik
Finnish: tulikurkkukerttuli
French: Paruline à gorge orangée
German: Fichtenwaldsänger
Hungarian: narancstorkú lombjáró
Icelandic: Glóskríkja
Italian: Dendroica di Blackburn
Latvian: oranžrikles kaukis
Lithuanian: rusvasis kruminukas
Norwegian: Hemlokkparula
Polish: lasówka rudogardla
Portuguese: mariquita-papo-de-fogo
Slovak: horárik jedlovcový
Slovenian: ognjeni gozdicar
Spanish: Reinita gorjinaranja
Swedish: orangestrupig skogssångare

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