Photo of common yellowthroat

Warblers are quite the mystery. They fly high and sit high in the trees when they do land. They flit quickly. They are tiny. Some look a lot alike. However, for most birders, warbler season is one of the highlights of the year. Most warblers simply migrate through Iowa, especially northwest Iowa, but there are…

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Photo of a Wilson's warbler

You’ve probably heard of warblers, but many people don’t have the opportunity to see one or don’t know if they do. These birds only come through northwest Iowa twice a year, for a couple of weeks at a time as they migrate to their northern breeding grounds. Since they are insect-eaters, warblers migrate south in…

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