Yellow Warbler


The yellow warbler (Dendroica petechia) is yellow listed (not at risk) in British Columbia. The stocky songbirds are primarily monogamous and form pair bonds soon after females arrive on the breeding grounds.

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Biodiversity Interactive Map - Yellow Warbler

Range

  • Widely distributed throughout central and northern North America
  • Migratory, wintering in Central and South America.
  • Throughout British Columbia
  • Occurs throughout the Columbia Basin especially Fort Shepherd, Revelstoke, and Creston

Habitat

Riparian woodlands, especially of willows, are typical habitat in the West.

Reproduction

  • Nesting occurs mainly in May-June
  • Clutch size is 3-6 in most regions
  • Incubation, by the female, lasts 11-12 days
  • Young leave nest at 9-12 days
  • Yellow warblers are one of the most common hosts of the nest parasite brown-headed cowbird

Listing and Date

Listing Date
B.C. List Yellow
COSEWIC Not assessed
SARA

Threats to Species

Not at Risk

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Yellow Warbler
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