Setophaga striata (JR Forster, 1772)
Family: Passeriformes > Parulidae
This small yellowish warbler is a very rare autumn visitor from North America, where it is a common breeding species across much of Canada.
Blackpoll Warbler is the most regular North American warbler to be found in the UK, but is still a major prize for any birder lucky enough to stumble across one. Records average one or two per year, with the Isles of Scilly by far the most favoured place for them. Most are found in October.
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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.
Information about movement and migration based on online bird portals (e.g. BirdTrack), Ringing schemes and tracking studies.
Lifecycle and body size information about Blackpoll 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.
Sample sizes are too small to report Biometrics for this species.
Feather measurements and photos on featherbase
|Field Codes||5-letter code: BLAWA | Euring: 17530|
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