|Yellow-rumped Warbler Dendroica coronata
(aka Myrtle Warbler)
|Dezadeash Lake, Yukon, Canada
The Yellow-rumped Warbler is distributed throughout most of North America, Central America and the Caribbean. There are two forms in the USA. The Myrtle Warbler, shown here and found in Alaska, Canada and the eastern USA has a white throat while the Audubon Warbler, found in western USA. has a yellow throat.
|The female, seen here in photos 1 to 3, has a yellow rump, yellow patches on the side of the breast and a yellow
crown stripe. The head is grey with a white eyestripe and the remaining upperparts are brown with dark streaks. There are dark streaks below the
white throat and along the flanks.
The male, seen here in photo 4 is darker with black replacing the brown and the breast band is solid rather than streaked.
|There is a distribution map at NatureServe and additional information is available via Avibase.|
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