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Yellow-rumped Warbler
(Dendroica coronata)


The Yellow-rumped Warbler is a distinctive bird, having yellow patches on the head, throat, sides, and rump. They nest in coniferous forests from mid April through mid August, but also occur in large numbers at lower elevations in habitats of all types during the non-breeding season. Yellow-rumped Warblers are most easily seen locally from October through February as they forage as large groups of winter migrants.

Status: Not protected
Nesting habitat: Coniferous forests, forest edges, and open areas with scattered trees
Diet: Insects and some fruit
Breeding season begins: Mid April
Nest type: Open cup
Typical number of eggs: 4-5
Incubated by: Female
Nestlings tended by: Both parents
Migratory: Yes, some resident populations
Active period on the Preserve: September through April (see graph)

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