Birds with significant Yellow Coloration
Tanagers – Thraupidae
This female Summer Tanager likes to dine on bees and wasps. Compare with female Scarlet Tanager.
Female and first-year male Western Tanagers are very similar in appearance.
Wood-Warblers – Parulidae
The Blue Winged Warbler will hybridize with the Golden-winged Warbler.
The female Hooded Warbler has only a hint of the black hood.
The Prothonotary Warbler has a powerful song for such a small bird ( 5.5 inches long)
The female Wilson's Warbler does not have a black cap.
The Yellow Warbler is often parasitized by the Brown-headed Cowbird. Female Yellow Warblers and Wilson's Warblers are very similar in appearance.
Blackbirds – Family Icteridae
Western Meadowlarks have a more musical song than their look-alike Eastern Meadowlark cousins.
Finches – Fringilidae
The American Goldfinch looses its bright yellow color in the fall.
Evening Grosbeak populations seem to be falling rapidly.