Audubon's warbler


noun

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Origin of Audubon's warbler

1830–40, Americanism; named after J. J. Audubon

Definition for audubon's warbler (2 of 2)

yellow-rumped warbler
[ yel-oh-ruhmpt ]
/ ˈyɛl oʊˌrʌmpt /

noun

a common North American wood warbler, Dendroica coronata, having yellow spots on the rump, crown, and sides, including a white-throated eastern subspecies (myrtle warbler) and a yellow-throated western subspecies (Audubon's warbler).

Origin of yellow-rumped warbler

An Americanism dating back to 1775–85
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