adult male in breeding plumage (California, USA; 2007-09-30)

Wilson's Warbler
Wilsonia pusilla

Native Range: North America

Notes: a small active species found in brushy habitats, often near water; breeds across northern Canada, winters in warmer climes from Mexico to Panama.

yellow body, jet-black cap on male only (California, USA; 2007-09-30)

showing off cap (California, USA; 2007-09-30)

olive-yellow upperside (California, USA; 2007-04-22)

golden-yellow underneath (California, USA; 2007-09-30)

taking a bath (California, USA; 2007-01-07)

drying in the sun(California, USA; 2007-05-06)

dorsal view; black cap; olive-yellow back (Arizona, USA; 2012-04-28)

male; black cap; otherwise yellowish overall (Arizona, USA; 2012-04-28)