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Black-throated Blue Warbler

Black-throated Finch
Black-necked Stilt

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Black-necked Stilt

  • Himantopus mexicanus
  • Plovers & Shorebirds

About the Black-throated Blue Warbler

Also known as: Carins' Warbler

Black-throated Blue Warblers are small migratory songbirds. They winter in the Caribbean and parts of Central America. In the summer they fly to eastern North America for their breeding season.

Mature male Black-throated Blue Warblers are striking with white underparts, deep blue upperparts, and their namesake black throat. Our cute Birdorable Black-throated Blue Warbler is a beautiful male in full breeding plumage.

Details & Stats

Hatched Added to Birdorable on: 25 April 2012
Scientific Name Setophaga caerulescens
  • Passeriformes
  • Parulidae
  • Setophaga
  • S. caerulescens
Birdorable Family Warblers & Whatnots
Conservation Status Least Concern
  • Least Concern (LC)
  • Near Threatened (NT)
  • Vulnerable (VU)
  • Endangered (EN)
  • Critically Endangered (CR)
  • Extinct in the Wild (EW)
  • Extinct (EX)
Source: IUCN Red List
(as of 14 September 2015)
Units: Imperial Metric
4.3 to 5.1 inches
6.7 to 7.9 inches
.3 to .4 ounces
Range North America Central America Caribbean United States (East)

International Names

  • 黑喉蓝林莺 (Chinese)
  • lesňáček modrohřbetý (Czech)
  • Blå Sanger (Danish)
  • Blauwe Zwartkeelzanger (Dutch)
  • sinikerttuli (Finnish)
  • Paruline bleue (French)
  • Blaurücken-Waldsänger (German)
  • Dendroica blu golanera (Italian)
  • ノドグロルリアメリカムシクイ [nodoguroruriamerikamushikui] (Japanese)
  • Blåparula (Norwegian)
  • lasówka granatowa (Polish)
  • Синеспинный лесной певун (Russian)
  • Chipe Azul y Negro (Spanish)
  • Blåryggad skogssångare (Swedish)

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