Yellow-rumped Warbler — Setophaga coronata

Order Passeriformes
Family Parulidae
Genus Setophaga
Species coronata
As its name suggests, this warbler is noted for its bright yellow rump. It is streaked with black on its breast and sides. It is the most common warbler in fall migration and winter when the colors are lighter and it looks grey or brown. It is found in open woods and brushy areas. It is an early spring migrant that nests in the northern United States and Canada.
Yellow-rumped Warbler
© Greg Moyers

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