On a couple of recent visits to Kissena Corridor Park I have really enjoyed watching wood-warblers against the backdrop of autumn. Though the birds’ colors are muted from their gaudy spring finery the fiery colors of fall more than make up for what the birds lack.

Anyway, here are three shots I feel pretty happy about and thought I would share – if you feel so inclined please feel free to share some links to your autumn wood-warbler pictures in the comments.

autumn Yellow-rumped Warbler

Yellow-rumped Warbler Setophaga coronata

autumn Palm Warbler

Palm Warbler Setophaga palmarum

autumn Black-throated Blue Warbler

Black-throated Blue Warbler Setophaga caerulescens

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Written by Corey
Corey is a New Yorker who lived most of his life in upstate New York but has lived in Queens since 2008. He's only been birding since 2005 but has garnered a respectable life list by birding whenever he wasn't working as a union representative or spending time with his family. He lives in Forest Hills with Daisy, their son, Desmond Shearwater, and their indoor cat, B.B. His bird photographs have appeared on the Today Show, in Birding, Living Bird Magazine, Bird Watcher's Digest, and many other fine publications. He is also the author of the American Birding Association Field Guide to the Birds of New York.