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 17 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 6 years ago 21 sec 4.7
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 7 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 7 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 2 years 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
A male in breeding plumage moving in low branches Locality High Island, Galveston County, Texas, USA (United States) (Monotypic species)
Bill Wayman 31 March 2006 7 years ago 22 sec 4.4
PhotosSee all 34 photos
Perched adult male.
Locality Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada (Monotypic species)
Ken Simonite 1 June 2013 2 years ago 4.6
Non-breeding Chestnut-sided Warbler peering from the leaves.
Locality Point Reyes National Seashore, California, USA (United States)
Hal and Kirsten Snyder 11 September 2015 14 weeks ago 4.3
Adult male Chestnut-sided Warbler perched on branch.
Locality South Padre Island, Cameron County, Texas, USA (United States)
kevinguse 28 April 2015 35 weeks ago 4.3
First-year male. First documented record for Ecuador!
Locality Mindo Valley, Pichincha Province, Ecuador (Monotypic species)
Dusan M. Brinkhuizen 20 December 2014 44 weeks ago 4.3
Bird photographed in fall plumage
Locality Maumee Bay State Park, Oregon, Lucas County, Ohio, USA (United States)
Tom Moxley 6 October 2012 3 years ago 4.3
On a branch
Locality Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
Guy Poisson 18 May 2011 4 years ago 4.3