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Yellow Warbler (Setophaga petechia)
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Yellow Warbler (Dendroica petechia)
Yellow Warbler male

General Description: Yellow Warblers (Setophaga petechia) are yellow little songbirds. Males are bright yellow overall with reddish streaks on the breast. Females are dull yellow, without red streaks.

Taxonomy: Passeriformes, Parulidae. Formerly Dendroica petechia.

Favored Habitat: Wet areas with shrubs and thickets.
Yellow Warbler (Setophaga petechia)
Yellow Warbler female

Where to Find: During migration, these little birds can be found everywhere. After migration, check Corn Creek, Willow Springs, the Henderson Bird Viewing Preserve, and the higher mountains.

Comments:

Yellow Warbler (Dendroica petechia) If you were a tasty bug or a little caterpillar, this might be the last face you ever see!
Yellow Warbler (Setophaga petechia)
Yellow Warbler male
Yellow Warbler (Dendroica petechia)
Yellow Warbler male
Yellow Warbler (Setophaga petechia)
Yellow Warbler male checking every last place for bugs
Yellow Warbler (Setophaga petechia)
Yellow Warbler male
Yellow Warbler (Setophaga petechia)
Yellow Warbler male
Yellow Warbler (Setophaga petechia)
Yellow Warbler male
Yellow Warbler (Setophaga petechia)
Yellow Warbler male
Yellow Warbler (Setophaga petechia)
Yellow Warbler female
Yellow Warbler (Setophaga petechia)
Yellow Warbler female
Yellow Warbler (Setophaga petechia)
Yellow Warbler male
Yellow Warbler (Setophaga petechia)
Yellow Warblers foraging on the ground
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