Setophaga cerulea (Wilson, 1810)

Castro-Vargas, Fernando, Cruz-Mendivelso, Yerson, Ortega-Chamorro, Darwin & Palacino-Rodríguez, Fredy, 2020, Birds from northeastern Bogotá Savannah, Cundinamarca, Colombia, Check List 16 (5), pp. 1375-1391: 1383

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.15560/16.5.1375

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/A65E6110-FFEC-FFED-FF3C-F83BC2BEFC3E

treatment provided by

Marcus

scientific name

Setophaga cerulea (Wilson, 1810)
status

 

Setophaga cerulea (Wilson, 1810)  

New records. One male perching on Sambucus sp.   in

the growing native forest of the ESNR (04°56′52″N, 073°57′47″W) on 14 January 2016. One male foraging near Eucalyptus sp.   in the exotic forest in the ESNR (04° 56′59′N, 073°57′22″W) on 17 January 2019. We recorded this species in systematic surveys on 17 January 2017.

Identification. Adult males with cerulean blue dorsal region, blackish wings with two white wing bars; back striated with black; white ventral region with narrow black pectoral collar and blackish striatum on the sides. Female and immature with olive-green back and blue on the crown; narrow superciliary and two white wing bars; opaque white ventral region with dark brown striatum on the lateral sides.

Remarks. We did not record any reproductive events. This species is a boreal migratory bird. It is categorized as Near Threatened (BirdLife International 2019). This species has undergone a population decline of 72% over the last 44 years in North America ( Rosenberg et al. 2016).

Distribution. Eastern USA and Central America, Panama, northern Venezuela, northern and central Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, and northern Bolivia.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Chordata

Class

Aves

Order

Passeriformes

Family

Parulidae

Genus

Setophaga