Fauna Flora Photography

Yellow-rumped Warbler Setophaga coronata

A common small warbler migrating South in winter. Cute looking bird with bright yellow spots on else grey, white feathers.



Common Names

EnglishYellow-rumped Warbler
FrenchParuline à croupion jaune
SpanishReinita coronada


SpeciesSetophaga coronata

How to Identify

Small bird with yellow throat, yellow patch on head and on each side (male), and another yellow spot on the back (both male and female). Feathers else are black, grey and brown.

Yellow-rumped Warbler (Setophaga coronata) - Tadoussac - 2018-05-21
Yellow-rumped Warbler (Setophaga coronata) - Parc des Rapides - 2016-10-15

Where and When to Spot

In bushes and trees in more remote parks with conifers or mixed forests. Arrives in Spring. Park Pointe-aux-Prairies may be a good place to spot this species

Parc Nature Pointe aux Prairies x - - -
Parc des Rapides - x - -

Where and when a species has been observed, identified, and recorded.

Last updated on 2023-12-15. Written and regularly updated by Karl-Heinz Müller, Dipl. Natw. ETH, Biology. With 10 years of experience in wildlife photography, Karl-Heinz shares first-hand, on-site collected observations, photos and videos from his frequent visits to parks in the Montreal area.