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yellow warbler

Setophaga petechia

Description:

Yellow Warblers are uniformly yellow birds. Males are a bright, egg-yolk yellow with reddish streaks on the underparts. Both sexes flash yellow patches in the tail. The face is unmarked, accentuating the large black eye.

Habitat:

Yellow Warblers breed in shrubby thickets and woods, particularly along watercourses and in wetlands. Common trees include willows, alders, and cottonwoods across North America and up to about 9,000 feet in the West. In winter they mainly occur in mangrove forests of Central and South America.

Notes:

this is a fall migration bird found on the gulf coastal area of Texas

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4 Comments

SusanEllison
SusanEllison 7 years ago

thanks Maria

Maria dB
Maria dB 7 years ago

Very nice!

SusanEllison
SusanEllison 7 years ago

thanks for the nice comment.

staccyh
staccyh 7 years ago

Wow, beautiful little bird! Nice shot :)

SusanEllison
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SusanEllison

Texas, USA

Spotted on Sep 20, 2013
Submitted on Sep 20, 2013

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