Yellow-rumped Warbler

Dendroica coronata

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  • Yellow-rumped Warbler |  Photo: George Gentry, USFWS
  • Yellow-rumped Warbler |  Photo: George Gentry, USFWS
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Basic Information

Order

Passeriformes

Family

Parulidae

Size

Yellow-rumped Warbler are generally between 4.5 and 5.5 inches in length.

Lifespan

up to 10 years old

Weight

Yellow-rumped Warbler (Dendroica coronata) facts, habitat, range, warbler pictures and bird watching tips to help you identify the songbird.

Diet

Omnivore, Primarily insects

Behavior

Foliage Gleaner

Range

Migratory Nationwide

Nest Placement

Tree

Number of Offspring

2–5 Eggs

Egg Description

White with brown specks

Condition at Hatching

Feeble and naked with thin brown down

Social Status

Flocks

Wingspan

7.25-9.25 in

Observation Tips

To see a Yellow-rumped Warbler in the wild, take a summer hike along a trail with some elevation through evergreen forests in the west, or head to the hardwoods of the southeast in the winter.

What does the Yellow-rumped Warbler look like?

Yellow-rumped Warblers are a spectacular observation for birders. Males are a streaked gray with lighter breasts. They have brilliant yellow rumps, crowns and side patches. Females are a duller gray brown with yellow rumps and side patches.

Yellow-rumped Warbler Habitat

Forests

Yellow-rumped Warbler Facts

Yellow-rumped Warblers are beautiful songbirds. They rush to the wests evergreen forests each summer to breed. Their distinctive trill-like song of tyew-tyew-tyew-tyew, tew-tew-tew often lets hikers know their presence along trails before they are seen.

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