Golden-winged Warbler Working Group

About the Working Group

Established in 2003, the Golden-winged Warbler Working Group is comprised of over 80 United States, Canadian, and Latin American ornithologists, conservationists, and land managers from academia, federal and state agencies, international non-governmental organizations, and industry biologists devoted to ensuring healthy Golden-winged Warbler populations into the future.

A female Golden-winged Warbler searches for insects in a bamboo-like plant somewhere in Central America. Photo Ruth Bennett

Working Group Objectives

Conservation Without Borders

Increase awareness of Golden-winged Warbler (Vermivora chrysoptera) conservation status throughout its range.

Coordinate Research

Identify gaps in knowledge and develop priorities for coordinated Golden-winged Warbler research and management.

Develop Conservation Tools

Develop and implement a conservation plan for Golden-winged Warblers that includes research, education, management, regional coordination, and monitoring.

Communicate Science

Develop a mechanism for information sharing and conservation action follow-through.

Learn about the GWWG committees.

A biologist carefully extracts a Golden-winged Warbler from a mist-net in Nicaragua. Photo: Ruth Bennett
A biologist carefully extracts a Golden-winged Warbler from a mist-net in Nicaragua. Photo: Ruth Bennett
A group of technicians learn Golden-winged Warbler census techniques in northern New York. Photo: Sara Barker
A group of technicians learn Golden-winged Warbler census techniques in northern New York. Photo: Sara Barker