Yellow Warbler — Setophaga petechia

Order Passeriformes
Family Parulidae
Genus Setophaga
Species petechia
This is an all yellow warbler with fine red streaks on the breast. The female has faint streaks or none evident. The Yellow Warbler breeds in throughout most of the United States and Canada. It is usually found in low trees or woodland edges, especially in wet areas. Its voice sounds like "sweet sweet sweet sweeter than sweet."

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