Photo Credits: John Schwarz

Photo Credits: John Schwarz

Connecticut Warbler (Oporornis agilis)

STATUS: Native, Migratory, Least Concern

DESCRIPTION: They weigh about 0.5 oz. and have a wingspan of about 8.7 in.

HABITAT: Connecticut Warblers live in spruce bogs and thickets.

DIET: Their diet consists of insects, arachnids, and fruit.

NOTES: Though they are named Connecticut Warblers because the first bird was recorded there, Connecticut Warblers are rarely seen in Connecticut. Their call is a chirpy “beecher-beecher-beecher-beech.” They are protected on the US Migratory Bird list.

FREQUENCY: Rare