Chestnut-sided Warbler (Dendroica pensylvanica) - HBW 15, p. 746
French: Paruline à flancs marron
Spanish: Reinita de Pensilvania
Taxonomy: Motacilla pensylvanica Linnaeus, 1766, near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Relationship with other members of genus uncertain. Monotypic.
Distribution: Breeds in S Canada (from Saskatchewan E to Nova Scotia), S through Great Lakes region to NE USA (Minnesota E to New England) and S in Appalachians to N Georgia and N Alabama. Migrates to non-breeding grounds mainly from SE Mexico S to Panama; a few winter in Caribbean.
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VideosSee all 16 videos
Close views of a male in breeding plumage Locality The Willows, Sea Rim State Park, Jefferson County, Texas, USA (United States)
steve dillinger 26 April 2008 5 years ago 21 sec 4.9
A male in breeding plumage hopping and singing in a tree Locality Cranesville Swamp, West Virginia, USA (United States) (Monotypic species)
Robert Schaefer 10 May 2007 7 years ago 29 sec 4.8
A close-up of a a female, and then a male, both in breeding plumage, bathing Locality High Island, Galveston County, Texas, USA (United States) (Monotypic species)
Bill Wayman 31 March 2006 6 years ago 41 sec 4.6
Several males, and a female, all in breeding plumage taking a bath Locality High Island, Galveston County, Texas, USA (United States) (Monotypic species)
Bill Wayman 31 March 2006 6 years ago 27 sec 4.6
An immature (1st winter) foraging on the ground under a Tamarisk tree for leafhoppers. Locality Ventura County, California, USA (United States) (Monotypic species)
Don DesJardin 20 October 2013 1 year ago 43 sec 4.6
A female in non-breeding plumage, foraging Locality Colombia (Monotypic species)
ProAves 2006 8 years ago 20 sec 4.5
PhotosSee all 29 photos
Perched adult male.
Locality Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada (Monotypic species)
Ken Simonite 1 June 2013 1 year ago 4.4
On a branch
Locality Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
Guy Poisson 18 May 2011 3 years ago 4.1
First-year male. First documented record for Ecuador!
Locality Mindo Valley, Pichincha Province, Ecuador (Monotypic species)
Dusan M. Brinkhuizen 20 December 2014 3 weeks ago ADDED LAST MONTH 4
Eating an insect
Locality Dominical, Puntarenas Province, Costa Rica
Tomas Grim 24 February 2013 7 weeks ago 4
Locality Turrubares River, San José Province, Costa Rica
Róger Rodríguez 4 January 2014 1 year ago 4
Female on a branch
Locality Villahermosa, Tabasco State, Mexico (Southern)
rchavezdm 3 May 2013 1 year ago 4