Photo of the week: Yellow-rumped Warbler

6/9/2014 | 2

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Yellow-rumped Warbler ©2014 Anne Greene

This uncommon picture of our most common warbler is our new photo of the week. Gallery member Anne Greene photographed the flying Yellow-rump in her yard in Rutland, Massachusetts, in early May 2014 and posted it to our Backyard Gallery. She used a Canon 60D and a 70-200mm lens.

“I was shooting up into a large sugar maple tree, where many Yellow-rumped Warblers were eating the newly emerged buds,” she says. “Knowing that they are very quick and do not stay still for very long, I set my shutter speed up to 1/1250 in order to freeze the movement.”

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  • Paul O’Toole

    Great looking flight capture. Like the tree foliage arounds works nicely on this shot.

  • K L Thalin

    Gorgeous, Anne!!