A Visit From the Yellow-Rumped Warbler

I had a new visitor to my feeders today, the Yellow-Rumped Warbler. It was pretty exciting for me since he was a first time visitor.




This bird is a slate gray bird with black streaks on the breast. 





He has a yellow patch on the head, flanks, and rump. 





He has a white chin and belly. 




He also has two white wing bars. I read that this yellow-rumped warbler rarely comes to suet feeders but I first saw him on one of my suet feeders. 




Today was an exciting first for me. I am thankful for this visit from the warbler plus I am thankful the sun is shining, and it is a beautiful spring day here in Western Kentucky - Judy.

Linking to:

Saturday's Critters @ Viewing Nature with Eileen on Saturdays
Camera Critters on Saturday
I'd Rather Be Birdin' on Saturday at noon

Outdoor Wednesday @ A Southern Daydreamer
Wild Bird Wednesday @ Paying Ready Attention Photo Gallery
Nature Notes @ Rambling Woods

Home and Garden Thursday @ A Delightsome Life
Share Your Cup Thursday @ Have A Cup of Mrs. Olson
Thankful Thursday @ It's a Small Town Life
Little Things Thursday @ Random-osity

Friday Photo Journal @ Serendipity is Sweet

Met Monday @ Between Naps on the Porch

20 comments:

  1. What a gorgeous birdy!

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  2. A very special bird!
    Have a nice day!

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  3. ...a Yellow-Rumped Warbler is new to me, thanks!

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  4. What a good looking bird! What type of seed do you usually feed, besides the suet? I like the different types of birds that you attract. Thanks for linking up today and have a great weekend.

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    1. Michelle, I read they eat insects, berries, and rarely come to suet feeders.

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  5. What a wonderful little bird! Great photos!
    I have never seen one, but maybe I will someday. We are in their migratory route.

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  6. Wonderful photos - so detailed! I saw my first one last year - a little flock was passing through. - Karen

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  7. He is a striking bird - beautiful photos!

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  8. Muy lindo pajarito...esos amarillos le dan vida a su plumaje
    Me encantan sus voces breves
    Lindo lugar

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  9. Hello, it is a beautiful warbler. Great collection of photos. Thank you for linking up and sharing your post. Happy Saturday, enjoy your weekend!

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  10. Wonderful shots of the warbler. One briefly perched on a tree next to the road, but disappeared before I could take a pic. Lucky you! Have a great weekend.

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  11. Great captures!

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  12. What a charming little creature!

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  13. I understand your exitment. It is a lovely little one and you got some great shots to remember by.

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  14. In Texas we call 'em butter butts or myrtle warblers. ...a rose by any other name, right? You captured it beautifully. Exciting to have a new bird, I understand this whole-heartedly!
    For this week, I send my thanks to you for sharing with us bird lovers at I'd Rather B Birdin'!

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  15. He's a beautiful bird and posed amazing for you!! (Plus of course you are a great photographer). I would be very grateful for seeing such a pretty bird too. Hope your weather stays nice for a while.

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  16. A charming little critters! How pretty.

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  17. Judy, it appears the warbler posed for your camera! Wonderful photos! Happy Monday~

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  18. I'm entranced! He (she?) seems to be looking for something in your photos. Unusual coloring that you captured perfectly. I admire your skills.
    Sandra @ Dinner at Eight

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  19. Oh I have never seen any warblers in person..what a treat...Michelle

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