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 ).
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It is quite commonly known as the yellow-rumped warbler, both in the east and west.Western Bird Guide | Chester A. (Chester Albert) Reed, Harry F. Harvey, and Rex I. Brasher
The yellow-rumped warbler I saw, and one of the kinglets was leading its lisping brood about through the spruces.Locusts and Wild Honey | John Burroughs
We used to call this the yellow-rumped warbler, a none too distinctive name, as other warblers have yellow rumps.
Bell found a few small shells, and Harris shot a yellow-rumped warbler.Audubon and his Journals, Volume I (of 2) | Maria R. Audubon
To my surprise saw a cheewink also, and the yellow-rumped warbler.Wake-Robin | John Burroughs