adult male, nonbreeding plumage (California, USA; 2006-10-28)

Yellow-rumped Warbler
Dendroica coronata

Native Range: North America

Notes: an abundant, large warbler throughout much of the southern US in winter; prominent yellow rump in all plumages; two distinct forms occur in North America, an eastern or 'Myrtle' race with a white throat, and a western or 'Audubon's' race with a yellow throat;

male in breeding plumage: Western USA form (California, USA; 2007-04-22)

yellow rump; white tail spots (California, USA; 2007-01-27)

non-breeding plumage; yellow patch on side (California, USA; 2007-01-27)

non-breeding male; yellow throat and chin (California, USA; 2006-11-04)

non-breeding plumage; stripes on back (California, USA; 2007-01-27)

white edges on coverts (California, USA; 2006-03-18)

frontal view; black streaks on breast (California, USA; 2007-01-27)

Myrtle form, mainly eastern USA; light throat (Georgia, USA; 2006-08-22)

Myrtle form, mainly eastern USA; white throat (Georgia, USA; 2011-12-22)

Myrtle form, mainly eastern USA (Georgia, USA; 2011-12-22)

getting a drink (California, USA; 2007-01-27)

posing for a portrait (California, USA; 2006-03-18)