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myrtle warbler

noun
1.
Origin
1890-1895
1890-95, Americanism

yellow-rumped warbler

[yel-oh-ruhmpt] /ˈyɛl oʊˌrʌmpt/
noun
1.
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
1775-85, Americanism
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  • Mockingbirds, myrtle warbler, and pileated woodpecker also eat palmetto fruit.
  • Other birds affected included the myrtle warbler and the tree swallow.

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