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About the Blue-winged Warbler

The Blue-winged Warbler is a beautiful species of North American warbler that breeds across parts of the eastern United States. These migratory gems fly south for the winter, spending the colder months in the Caribbean and Central America.

Blue-winged Warblers are named for the bluish-grey feathers on their wings. Breeding males have a stylish black mask line across the eyes.

The Blue-winged Warbler global population is on a slowly decreasing trend, but the conservation status of the species remains Least Concern as of July 2013.

Details & Stats

Hatched Added to Birdorable on: 22 July 2013
Scientific Name Vermivora cyanoptera
  • Passeriformes
  • Parulidae
  • Vermivora
  • V. cyanoptera
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 28 July 2017)
Units: Imperial Metric
4.3 to 4.7 inches
5.9 inches
.3 ounces

International Names

  • 蓝翅虫森莺 (Chinese)
  • lesňáček modrokřídlý (Czech)
  • Blåvinget Sanger (Danish)
  • Blauwvleugelzanger (Dutch)
  • kultakerttuli (Finnish)
  • Paruline à ailes bleues (French)
  • Blauflügel-Waldsänger (German)
  • Beccavermi aliazzurre (Italian)
  • アオバネアメリカムシクイ [aobaneamerikamushikui] (Japanese)
  • Blåvingeparula (Norwegian)
  • lasówka niebieskoskrzydla (Polish)
  • Сосновая червеедка (Russian)
  • Reinita Aliazul (Spanish)
  • Blåvingad skogssångare (Swedish)

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