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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.

Common Names

  • American Yellow Warbler (en)
  • Reinita amarilla (es)
  • Paruline jaune (fr)
  • Gold-Waldsänger (de)

Taxonomy

  • Passeriformes
  • Parulidae
  • Setophaga petechia

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.

Observation Logs

On every park visit, we maintain a log of species spotted and identified. If you maintain a similar list, please consider sharing it with Muuuh Wildlife Photography: Share Logs.

LocationSpringSummerAutumnWinter
Park Pointe aux Prairies 1 0 0 0

Times a species has been spotted, identified and logged while visiting this park. A species is reported only once / park visit. Only parks listed which we visit frequently all year long. Consult the page animal tracking about how we log observations in field.

How to Identify

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

Photos

American Yellow Warbler (Setophaga petechia)

American Yellow Warbler (Setophaga petechia)

Park de la Frayère, Boucherville - 2019-07-07

NIKON D500; 300mm f/4.0; Focal Length 420mm; Exposure 1/1250; Aperture f5.6; Iso 2200;

American Yellow Warbler (Setophaga petechia)

American Yellow Warbler (Setophaga petechia)

Park de la Frayère, Boucherville - 2017-06-10

NIKON D500; TAMRON SP AF 150-600mm F5-6.3 VC USD A011N; Focal Length 550mm; Exposure 1/640; Aperture f6.3; Iso 180;

American Yellow Warbler (Setophaga petechia)

American Yellow Warbler (Setophaga petechia)

Park de la Frayère, Boucherville - 2017-06-10

NIKON D500; TAMRON SP AF 150-600mm F5-6.3 VC USD A011N; Focal Length 600mm; Exposure 1/640; Aperture f6.3; Iso 220;

American Yellow Warbler (Setophaga petechia)

American Yellow Warbler (Setophaga petechia)

Park de la Frayère, Boucherville - 2017-05-27

NIKON D500; TAMRON SP AF 150-600mm F5-6.3 VC USD A011N; Focal Length 600mm; Exposure 1/1250; Aperture f6.3; Iso 400;

American Yellow Warbler (Setophaga petechia)

American Yellow Warbler (Setophaga petechia)

Park Pointe aux Prairies - 2017-05-13

NIKON D500; TAMRON SP AF 150-600mm F5-6.3 VC USD A011N; Focal Length 600mm; Exposure 1/640; Aperture f6.3; Iso 100;

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