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American yellow warbler (male)

Setophaga petechia

Description:

The American Yellow Warbler is a New World warbler species. Sensu lato, they make up the most widespread species in the diverse Setophaga genus, breeding in almost the whole of North America and down to northern South America.

Habitat:

Floriana, Galapagos


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7 Comments

AshleyT
AshleyT 6 years ago

Oh I can imagine, I have a hard time getting decent pictures of them.Still fun to try though!

KarenL
KarenL 6 years ago

Thanks Ashley! These little guys were on pretty much every island. Most of the Galapagos is fairly arid so there isn't much cover so we were able to get a few decent shots of the warblers & finches - though these were a bit of a challenge as they don't stay still!

AshleyT
AshleyT 6 years ago

Pretty!! Is it common for these guys to be on the beach out in the open?

KarenL
KarenL 6 years ago

Thanks Kranti!

KrantiAzad
KrantiAzad 6 years ago

so.... cuteee.....

KarenL
KarenL 6 years ago

Thanks Yuko!

YukoChartraw
YukoChartraw 6 years ago

Very pretty!

KarenL
Spotted by
KarenL

Provincia de Gal√°pagos, Ecuador

Lat: -1.23, Long: -90.42

Spotted on Nov 29, 2012
Submitted on Dec 23, 2012

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