Black-throated Gray Warbler

Dendroica nigrescens

This stunning Black-throated Gray Warbler was discovered in St. John’s on November 1, 1992 and relocated a few weeks later. It is the only record for for Newfoundland.
– Photo: Ken Knowles (November 1, 1992)

Status: Very Rare (< 5 records)

Origins: Breeds across much of the western United States and southwest British Columbia, wintering primarily in Mexico. It is one of the rarer vagrant warblers in eastern North America.

Record Details: One record for Newfoundland – Observed along the lower Waterford Valley, St. John’s several times between November 1 – December 5, 1992 (including in the yard of a “prominent” St. John’s birder!).

* NOTE – This website is not an official account and “may” contain incorrect information and/or details of unconfirmed records. *

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