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Yellow-throated Warbler (Setophaga dominica)

Order: Passeriformes
Family: Parulidae
Genus: Setophaga
Species: dominica


This bird has been reportedly found in the following regions:

Big Pine Key, Florida
Daytona Beach, Florida
Quincy, Florida
Sarasota, Florida
Jonesborough, Tennessee
Walkerton, Virginia
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Members' Notes:


On Mar 21, 2017, lightyellow from Ponte Vedra Beach, FL wrote:

A very pretty canopy warbler species common throughout the Southeastern US. It frequently comes down to visit shallow birdbaths that are near shelter (in our case an evergreen viburnum about 18 feet tall) or even to our mesh feeder with chopped peanuts, particularly during winter.


On Feb 26, 2010, plantladylin from (Zone 1) wrote:

Such a pretty little bird! My Fl bird book says this one is a common year-round resident breeding throughout the north and central part of the state. Today is the first time I've ever seen one. Late this afternoon there was a little male at the feeder, probably eating the meal worms.


On Dec 30, 2008, rntx22 from Houston, TX (Zone 9a) wrote:

Description: 5.5 inches; yellow throat and upper breast; plain gray back; black crown and face; white supercilium-lores can be white or yellow (depending on race); long, thin, slightly decurved bill; black forehead, eyeline, cheek extends onto side of neck; white patch on neck; white underparts with black streaks on sides; white wing bars; black legs.
Female and immature plumages nearly identical to male

Habitat: Live oak forests with Spanish moss, southern pine forests, cypress swamps, bottomlands, river banks, orchards. Forages at the tops of trees with a deliberate, creeping motion. Small, active, insect-eating bird, often forages high in the canopy