We may have seen tiny cute chubby birds with stunning plumage. This bird weighs about only 8.5 grams and 11.5 cm in length due to this bird’s unique plumage with flame orange and dark black color he stand’s out of the crowd. These features make him special. No other North American warbler has an orange throat.
One of the outstanding features of this Warbler is the flame-orange feather on it’s throat and face. It can attract a lot of people attention due to these amazing colors.
This bird additionally has a dim earthy colored crown, dim back with dark streaks, and twofold white wing bars on the two wings.
Unlike male birds, the female birds, and non-breeding males are duller.
Blackburnian warblers are scattered in eastern north America and southern Canada, southern Canadian Prairies, the great lake region, New England, and North Carolina. They can also be found in woodland or mixed wooded areas. They prefer greener areas covered in woods. They feed on insects, they also eat berries depending on the season. They feed on caterpillars mostly in summers.
When the breeding season is near, female blackburnian warblers builds nests on a horizontal branch with an altitude of 5 to 80 feet.
These birds are known to sing songs collectively, in which there are music notes known as swi notes. Sounds like quite an interesting characteristic of these birds.
The scientific name of Blackburnian Warblers is different for males and females, same goes for further branches of its species.
Check how how this male Blackburnian warbler catches his prey.
Well, these birds are really not shy around people as reported by photographers. They happily carry on their hunting while someone pictures them.
I think these birds are amazing in terms of appearance. Their beauty cannot be hidden and one wants to see more of them. Don’t forget to share the shots of this beauty with your friends.