Plumage/Descriptions: Males are bright yellow overall with reddish streaks that run vertically down the breast and belly. Females are bright yellow overall but lack the reddish streaking.
Time of year: Spring, Summer
Relative Abundance: Common
Behavior: Like other warbler species Yellow Warblers are very busy and active, as they flit about in the foliage of trees searching for insects. Yellow Warblers frequently forage in the crown of cottonwood trees making them difficult to see. They are very vocal, and are heard much more frequently then seen.
Similar species: Orange-crowned Warbler, Wilson’s Warbler
Best Sites: Watson Woods, Willow Lake, Fain Lake