The Golden-winged Warbler Working Group
Collaborative Golden-winged Warbler conservation through education, management, and research.
- A male Golden-winged Warbler during spring migration, Magee Marsh, Ohio. Phil Chaon
- Golden-winged Warbler breeding habitat on Fort Drum Army Base, New York. Kurt Ongman
- A biologist surveying wintering Golden-winged Warbler at Finca Don Bosco, Piedra Candela, Panama. Ruth Bennett
Golden-winged Warbler (Vermivora chrysoptera) is among the most rapidly declining migratory songbirds in North America.
Estimated population change from 1966 to 2019
10,000 remaining birds
2.5% global population
Great Lakes Population
380,000 remaining birds
97.5% global population
390,000 remaining birds
1,000,000 birds in 1966
USGS Breeding Bird Survey: Pardieck, K.L., Ziolkowski Jr., D.J., Lutmerding, M., Aponte, V.I., and Hudson, M-A.R., 2020, North American Breeding Bird Survey Dataset 1966 -2019: U.S. Geological Survey data release.
Partners in Flight Population Estimate Database: Will, T., J.C. Stanton, K.V. Rosenberg, A.O. Panjabi, A.F. Camfield, A.E. Shaw, W.E. Thogmartin, and P.J. Blancher. 2020. Handbook to the Partners in Flight Population Estimates Database, Version 3.1.