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A warbler (Dendroica striata) of North and South America. The male has a black cap.

[black + poll, head.]


(Animals) a North American warbler, Dendroica striata, the male of which has a black-and-white head
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Noun1.blackpoll - North American warbler having a black-and-white head
New World warbler, wood warbler - small bright-colored American songbird with a weak unmusical song
Dendroica, genus Dendroica - a genus of Parulidae
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We immediately found a little blue heron, an infrequent visitor to the District, and scampering around the park, we also caught sight of solitary and spotted sandpipers, lots of singing blackpoll warblers, and a swamp sparrow.
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Our tiny blackpoll warblers, in some respects our most amazing migrants, will put on enough fat to fuel their nonstop flight from our coast to northern South America.
section]) This total includes 49 unlisted captured birds from the following species: American woodcock, American tree sparrow, black-billed cuckoo, black-throated blue warbler, blackpoll warbler, brown creeper, Carolina wren, Canada warbler, Eastern towhee, Eurasian collared-dove, great crested flycatcher, golden-crowned kinglet, hairy woodpecker, killdeer, marsh wren, olive-sided flycatcher, red-breasted nuthatch, rose-breasted grosbeak, ruby-crowned kinglet, savannah sparrow, scarlet tanager, swamp sparrow, white-breasted nuthatch, and wood thrush.
Finally, in a reorganization of warbler nomenclature in 2011 by the American Ornithologist's Union, the genus Dendroica was changed to Setophaga necessitating this administrative change in the scientific name of the blackpoll warbler, which is on the state's endangered species list.
FAA should improve control of birds and wildlife near airports The victims could fill a novice bird-watcher's bucket list: blackpoll warbler, double-crested cormorant, American black duck, short-billed dowitcher, black-crowned night heron, magnolia warbler, budgerigar and green-winged teal.
Autumn migration of the blackpoll warbler: evidence for long flight provided by regional survey.
The Scillies boasted a blackpoll warbler, sociable plover and redeyed vireo.
Over what area does the Blackpoll Warbler fly for most of its trip north?
After hanging up his boots, McMahon embarked on a career in management with spells at Swindon, Blackpoll and then Perth Glory.
Perhaps the most amazing songbird of all is the blackpoll warbler.
Other unusual recent visitors include a red-eyed vireo at Liniclate, Benbecula, in the Outer Hebrides, and a blackpoll warbler at Loch Druidibeg, South Uist