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Yellow-rumped Warbler
(Setophaga coronata)

Summary

Picture of bird
© Dan Busby

One of the most common warblers in Canada, the Yellow-rumped Warbler is very abundant and widespread, with a range extending from the east to the west coast and north to Yukon. The Breeding Bird Survey and Christmas Bird Count suggest that populations have shown an overall moderate increase since the early 1970s, and have stabilised at that level during the most recent decade.

Designations

Listing of the main designations for the species.
DesignationStatusDateSubspecies / Population
IUCN (Global)Least concern2009 
Wildspecies (Canada)Secure2010 

Population status

Population status relative to circa 1970
Geographical areaStatusReliability
CanadaModerate IncreaseHigh
 

Population estimate

Canada
 

Distribution maps

 

Migration strategy

Short-distance migrant
 

Responsibility (based on Canadian % of global population)

Canada
 

Conservation and management

There are few conservation concerns for this abundant species. The Yellow-rumped Warbler has generalised habitat needs and forest management practices appear not to be harmful (Hunt and Flaspohler 1998).

 

Bird Conservation Plans

Information on this and other species has been compiled by ecoregion through the Bird Conservation planning process. For more details, click Bird Conservation Plans.

 

References