Scientific name: Setophaga cerulea (Previous Drendroica until 2011)
Family: Parulidae (Wood Warblers)
English name: Cerulean Warbler
Common names in Spanish: Reinita Cerúlea, Chipe Cerúleo, Reinita Cielo Azul, Bijirita Azulosa, Verdín azulado
Status: North American Migrant. In Costa Rica it is a passage migrant that can be seen from the second week of August to mid-October. August 11th and November 18th are respectively the earliest and the latest sightings in Costa Rica according to our observations.
Distribution: Breeding range | Eastern North America: from southern Ontario west to southeastern Minnesota south to Arkansas, western Alabama, and northern Mississippi (Wells, 2007).
Passage range (stopover) | Central America.
Wintering range | Eastern Andes from Venezuela to Peru.