Documentation of Chestnut-sided Warbler

Observer Information

Reporter:  Jim Tyler  7751 Jared Way,   Littleton, CO  80125
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Species, Date, Time and Location Information

Species:  Chestnut-sided Warbler
First Date/Time:  6/9/2019 10:30:00 AM
Last Date/Time:  6/9/2019 10:30:00 AM
Duration (total time in view):  60 seconds
County:  Douglas
Specific Location:  Roxborough State Park
Number:  1
Age:  Adult
Sex:  Male
Plumage:  Breeding


low foliage uphill from willow creek

Viewing Conditions

Optics:  naked eye, binoculars
Distance:  20 feet
Light:  cloudy

Description of the Bird

Bird observed in the open at top of a 10 foot tree from 20 feet away. Sang for approximately 60 seconds and flew away.

Bird observed from it's right side. No doubt about it's species.

Similar Species Discussion

Chesnut stripe on side, clearly defined yellow cap, white breast, dark back with yellow patches. No other species matches.

Resources Used

iBird, song, book and internet (latter two after returning home).

Previous Experience

First time I've seen this species.



Materials Available

No files uploaded.

Date Documentation Submitted

6/9/2019 2:39:00 PM

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