Hooded Warbler – 5/17/23

Observer: Will Sweet

Observation Date: 5/17/23

Observation Time: 10:00 a.m.

Observation Location: Moose Hill Audubon Wildlife Sanctuary

Common Name: Hooded Warbler

Scientific Name: Setophaga citrina

Comments: Hooded warblers are typically not found in Massachusetts. The northern extent of their range is reportedly southern Connecticut and Rhode Island. See: https://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/Hooded_Warbler/maps-range

It will be interesting to see if this sighting is a harbinger of a northward shift in the range of hooded warblers as a result of climate change.

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