myrtle warbler

variants: or less commonly myrtle bird

Definition of myrtle warbler

: a yellow-rumped warbler of a subspecies (Dendroica coronata coronata) found mainly in northern and eastern North America and distinguished from the related Audubon’s warbler by its whitish throat and white stripe above the eye I heard the flat, dull “check” call and realized that the myrtle warblers are back for the winter.— Paul H. Franklin, Birmingham (Alabama) News, 29 Oct. 2006

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