Connecticut Warbler Oporornis agilis (Wilson, 1812)  Synonyms: CONW.
Kingdom Animalia   >   Phylum Chordata   >   Class Aves   >   Order Passeriformes   >   Family Parulidae   >   Genus Oporornis   

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One of the most sought after fall migrants in Maryland is the Connecticut Warbler. This species seems to be uncommon throughout its range, an impression that's at least reinforced by its skulking habits. During its fall migration from the Boreal forest to northern South America, it can be found in low numbers in scrubby habitats throughout the state. Edges of fields and woodlands seem to be especially productive, and fondness for goldenrod and pokeweed have been noted. Fall migration in our area peaks in mid- to late September, with records continuing into early October. We have one incredible November record from Matt Hafner. Maryland eBird has no documented spring records, but we have read some compelling sight records.

There are 71 records in the project database.

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A Connecticut Warbler in Howard Co., Maryland (9/23/2014). Photo by Bonnie Ott. (MBP list)

A Connecticut Warbler in Cecil Co., Maryland (9/15/2013). Photo by Mark Johnson. (MBP list)

A Connecticut Warbler at Youghiogheny River Lake, Garrett Co., Maryland (9/11/2010). Photo by Matt Tillett. (MBP list)

A Connecticut Warbler in Howard Co., Maryland (9/27/2019). Photo by Bonnie Ott. (MBP list)

A Connecticut Warbler at Swan Creek in northern Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (9/24/2015). Photo by Tim Carney. (MBP list)

A Connecticut Warbler at Hughes Hollow, Montgomery Co., Maryland (9/30/2012). Photo by Jared Fisher. (MBP list)

A Connecticut Warbler in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (9/8/2012). Photo by Dan Haas. (MBP list)

A Connecticut Warbler in Queen Anne's Co., Maryland (9/19/2018). Photo by Daniel Irons. (MBP list)

A Connecticut Warbler in Harford Co., Maryland (10/3/2018). Photo by Mark Johnson. (MBP list)

A Connecticut Warbler at Point Lookout SP, Maryland (9/15/2012). Photo by Mikey Lutmerding. (MBP list)

A Connecticut Warbler in Baltimore Co., Maryland (9/21/2016). Photo by Mark Johnson. (MBP list)

A VERY late Connecticut Warbler in Baltimore Co., Maryland (11/2/2012). Found by Matt Hafner, this is one of the very few records of November Connecticut Warbler in the ABA region. Photo by Matt Hafner. (MBP list)

A Connecticut Warbler in the morning flight at Higbee Beach, Cape May, New Jersey (9/30/2012). Photo by Tom Johnson. (MBP list)


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