Canada Warbler

Canada Warbler credit: John Reaume
Canada Warbler
Cardellina canadensis
NWT List of Species at Risk: 
Not applicable
NWT SARC Assessment: 
Not applicable
Federal Species at Risk Act list: 
COSEWIC Assessment: 
Special Concern
NWT General Status Rank: 

The Canada Warbler is a small, brightly coloured songbird with bluish grey upper-parts and yellow under-parts. A series of patterned black spots form a "necklace" on its bright yellow breast, but tends to be greyer and less defined in females. Other features such as the white eye ring, thin pointed bill and white feathers at the base of the tail help to distinguish this bird from similar species.

Weight: 7.9 to 16.3 g (0.3 to 0.6 oz). Length: 12 to 15 cm (4.7 to 5.9 in).

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