Adelaide's warbler

Dendroica adelaidae was originally considered a single species, D. adelaidae, with three populations occurring in Barbuda, Puerto Rico and St. Lucia. Each of these populations were regarded as a subspecies, Da.

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The Adelaide's warbler is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

adelaide's warbler, copyright alberto lopezWhen Jon Curson et al published their beautiful “New World Warblers” (Helm 1994) fifteen years ago they followed an accepted taxonomy that described Adelaide’s Warbler Dendroica adelaidae (or Reinita Mariposera as it’s called in Spanish) as a West Indies endemic superspecies containing three “yellow-throated” warblers found in isolated populations: on Puerto Rico D. a. adelaidae, Barbuda D. a. subita (210miles/338km from Puerto Rico), and St. Lucia D. a. delicata (350miles/563km from PR). More

Like many other wood-warbler species, male Adelaide's Warblers have functionally structured song repertoires such that A and B song categories are distinguished by common usage among males. The particular song types used in a given category, however, vary greatly among individual males. Therefore, I focused my analysis on acoustical features other than song types. More

Rican and Barbudan Adelaide's Warbler populations were most similar in morphometry. We observed considerably less mtDNA and morphometric differentiation among populations of the two species with more restricted and less fragmented distributions, the Plumbeous Warbler of Dominica and Guadeloupe and the Olive-capped Warbler of the Bahamas and Cuba. More

Adelaide's Warbler (Dendroica adelaidae) is a bird endemic to the archipelago of Puerto Rico belonging to the Dendroica genus of the Parulidae family. The species is named after Adelaide Swift, daughter of Robert Swift, the person who captured the first specimen. More

Adelaide's Warbler has gray upperparts with yellow underparts. The species has a yellow line above the eye and a white half-moon below it. Its average length is 12 cm and its average weight is 7 g. Adelaide's Warbler occurs in the main island of Puerto Rico and in the island municipality of Vieques. More

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Adelaide's Warbler - Photo copyright Don RobersonAdelaide's Warbler Photo copyright Don Roberson Note: the AOU has split this bird into Adeliaide's Warbler and the St. Lucia Warbler. This image is of the St. Lucia Warbler. Sibley and Monroe has now split this species. ... More

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Order : Passeriformes
Family : Parulidae
Genus : Dendroica
Species : adelaidae
Authority : Baird, 1865