breeding adult; rufous on crown, yellow eyeline (Florida, USA; 2008-04-28)

Palm Warbler
Dendroica palmarum

Native Range: orth America

Notes: a highly terrestrial warbler that spends much of its time feeding on or near the ground of lawns and other open spaces; habiually pumps its tail, a behavior that greatly assists in in this bird's identification; little sexual dimorphism; shows much geographic variation in plumage.

yellowish finely streaked breast (Florida, USA; 2008-04-28)

nonbreeding adult; yellow undertail coverts (Florida, USA; 2007-12-22)

brownish streaked upperparts; buffy eyestripe (Florida, USA; 2007-12-22)

routinely seen on the ground (Florida, USA; 2007-12-29)

white undertail spots, yellowish body wash (Florida, USA; 2007-12-20)

constantly pumps its tail while foraging (Florida, USA; 2007-12-29)