More Yellow Rump

Yellow Rumped Warblers are fun, partly because of their rude name, but they are also quite attractive and very springy. There are two subspecies, Audubon and Myrtle. The Audubon is native to the West and the Myrtle to the Eastern part of the U.S. The Audubon has a yellow throat, and the Myrtle has a white throat. Today’s Bird of the Day is a young female Myrtle. Even though the subspecies originated on opposite shores, they intermix now. You will find both on Whidbey Island.

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