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Yellow-rumped Warbler


Setophaga coronata 
Warbler family (Parulidae)

A large warbler. Back is gray with black streaks, white wing bars, black cheeks, yellow rump, yellow patch on side in front of each wing, yellow crown patch, white throat.

Habitat:
Open forests.

Voice:

Song is a musical trill, often in two-note phrases, “chee chee chee chee cheedle cheedle.”  Call is a loud “tup” or “check.

Name Origin:

The genus name Setophaga is from the Greek for "moth eater."  The species name coronata is from the Latin for "crowned," referring to its yellow crown.

In the Nature Park:
Migrant. Stops over for one to two weeks during spring and fall migration.

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