Definition of yellow-rumped warbler in English:

yellow-rumped warbler


  • A common New World migratory warbler, Setophaga coronata, which is typically grey-brown with darker streaks, a bright yellow patch on the rump, and (in males) bright yellow patches on the crown and flanks.

    Also called yellow-rump, yellow-rump warbler.


Late 18th century; earliest use found in John Latham (1740–1837), naturalist.