Monday, April 22, 2013

The Warbler Migration Has Started

Yesterday, right on time, the warblers showed up at our place.
Yellow-rumped warbler
This Yellow-rumped Warbler stopped by to let us know that the warbler migration is on!

   Yesterday, I heard the trilling song of a Yellow-rumped Warbler when I stepped out of the car, so I ran for the camera and managed to take a few photos of the new spring arrival.  Later, I looked at my old posts and saw that the warblers had arrived on the same day of the April a couple of years ago.  The Yellow-rumped Warbler (also called the Myrtle Warbler) was the first Warbler to show up in our yard both years.
Yellow-rumped warbler also known as the Myrtle Warbler
 These small, active, brightly-colored birds are a welcome sight.
Yellow-rumped Warbler
  It's good to again hear the warbler's songs coming from the trees. 

2 comments:

  1. Don't think I've seen 'em here Dana. Spring is slow to arrive. The snow is all gone and the spring songs are being sung, but boy it's c-cold out there today.

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  2. Anonymous4/24/2013

    I live in southern Wisconsin and the yellow rumped warblers showed up here today as well – dozens of them

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