December 04, 2016

Yellow-rumped warbler.

Another of the visitors to the yard and pond. A few minutes later he was splashing away.

Setophaga coronata

The Yellow-rumped Warbler is the only warbler able to digest the waxes found in bayberries and wax myrtles. Its ability to use these fruits allows it to winter farther north than other warblers, sometimes as far north as Newfoundland.

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