• East view from Crissy Field overlook with old Coast Guard station on left and city on right

    Presidio of San Francisco

    California

Yellow-rumped Warbler

(Dendroica coronata)
 
Yellow-rumped Warbler
A female Yellow-rumped Warbler near Crissy Field.
Will Elder, NPS
 

Natural History: The Yellow-rumped Warbler generally feeds on insects and on berries some, particularly in the winter. It breeds in to the north of the Presidio.

General Distribution: In the Presidio, this bird is found in all environments.

Frequency: This is the most common warbler at the Presidio. It is common to abundant in the spring, fall, and winter seasons.

Identifying Characteristics: This bird has a yellow rump, yellow patch on sides and a yellow crown patch. The throat is yellow except in fall. The sides and head tend to be a dark or slate gray and the wings sides are striped.

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