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American Yellow Warbler Setophaga petechia

A small bird breeding in the Montreal area migrating South to Central America and North of South-America in Autumn. The American Yellow Warbler prefered habitat is vegetation along rivers. Eats mostly insects.


Aves > Passeriformes > Parulidae

Names in different Languages

EnglishAmerican Yellow Warbler
FrenchParuline jaune
SpanishReinita amarilla

How to Identify

All yellow with olive wings. Males have red stripes along the breast.

Where When to Spot

I see them from May to August in all parks around Montreal. Usually up in the upper branches of leaf trees.

Jardin Botanique de Montréal 2 0 0 0
Parc Angrignon 3 1 0 0
Parc Bernard-Landry 1 0 0 0
Parc Nature Pointe aux Prairies 2 0 0 0
Parc de la Cité 0 1 0 0
Parc de la Frayère 2 1 0 0
Parc Île-de-la-Visitation 1 0 0 0
  11 3 0 0

Number of times a species has been observed, identified, and recorded. A species is reported only once per visit to a park.

Photos of American Yellow Warbler

Last updated on 2023-01-15. 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.