Baking: Blackpoll Warbler

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Setophaga striata

Length: 4-5 in Wingspan: 8-9 in Weight: 0.3-0.4 oz

Identification:

Streaked black and white overall, with black cap and malar stripe.

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Distribution:

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Range map by Neotropical Birds

Cool Facts:

The Blackpoll Warbler weighs less than a quarter on average, but during migration, they double their weight to fuel the longest overwater journey of any songbird — nearly 1,800 miles from Canada to South America, requiring up to 3 days of nonstop flying.

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References:

All About Birds

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