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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