Status: Very Rare (< 5 records)
Origins: Breeds primarily along the Pacific coast of the United States, wintering in Mexico. It is a rare visitor east of the Rockies, especially so to the Atlantic coast.
Record Details: Two records for Newfoundland. (1) The first was November 11-13, 1989 in Blackhead (near Cape Spear). (2) Interestingly, the second was discovered at Mobile exactly 27 years later on November 11, 2016, staying until at least December 1, 2016.
A probable hybrid Hermit X Townsend’s Warbler was photographed at Plum Point, Great Northern Peninsula in May 1995.
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