Golden-winged Warbler Vermivora chrysoptera (Linnaeus, 1766)In need of conservation  -  S2B (State rare breeder)    Synonyms: GWWA.
Kingdom Animalia   >   Phylum Chordata   >   Class Aves   >   Order Passeriformes   >   Family Parulidae   >   Genus Vermivora   

Status:

An uncommon warbler, breeding in the Maryland mountains.

Where to find:

In Maryland, Golden-winged Warblers breed in brushy, cut-over oak-hickory and mixed-mesophytic habitats and bog forests. During migration, they are found in various kinds of forest, although they are usually most numerous in flood-plain and swamp forests (Stewart and Robbins, 1958).

Relationships:

Where their ranges overlap, the Golden-winged Warbler hybridizes with the closely related species, Blue-winged Warbler. Resulting hybrids are Brewster's Warbler and Lawrence's Warbler.

There are 92 records in the project database.

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Singing in Allegany Co., Maryland (5/30/2010). - Bill Hubick.


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A Golden-winged Warbler in Allegany Co., Maryland (5/23/2013). Photo by Mark Johnson. (MBP list)

A stunning Golden-winged Warbler on territory in western Allegany Co., Maryland (6/1/2008). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)(More of this species)

A Golden-winged Warbler in Garrett Co., Maryland (6/6/2013). Photo by Jon Corcoran. (MBP list)

A Golden-winged Warbler in Garrett Co., Maryland (5/3/2018). Photo by Jim Stasz. (MBP list)

A Golden-winged Warbler in Allegany Co., Maryland (6/5/2012). Photo by Frode Jacobsen. (MBP list)

A Golden-winged Warbler in Queen Anne's Co., Maryland (8/26/2019). Photo by Jonathan Irons. (MBP list)

A Golden-winged Warbler in Queen Anne's Co., Maryland (8/28/2017). Photo by Daniel Irons. (MBP list)

A Golden-winged Warbler in Garrett Co., Maryland (5/6/2012). Photo by Mikey Lutmerding. (MBP list)

A Golden-winged Warbler in Charles Co., Maryland (9/12/2016). Photo by Mark Johnson. (MBP list)

A Golden-winged Warbler in Garrett Co., Maryland (5/25/2020). Photo by Jim Stasz. (MBP list)

Golden-winged Warbler in Carroll Co., Maryland (5/8/2021). (c) tomfeild, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Tom Feild. (MBP list)

A Golden-winged Warbler in Garrett Co., Maryland (5/24/2015). Photo by Wendy Crowe. (MBP list)

Golden-winged Warbler habitat in western Allegany Co., Maryland (May 2010). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)(More of this species)

A Golden-winged Warbler in Allegany Co., Maryland (6/18/2017). Photo by Josh Emm. (MBP list)


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