Yardbird Color


Yardbird is pale, warm-toned shade of warm red. It is better contrasting with white. This color combines beautifully with cool cyan, cool magenta or cool green

Inverse Color #617d95
Complementary Color #6a869e
Color Shade: warm red (27.69° hue)
Color Temperature: warm
Lightness: 51.76% (better contrasting with white)
Yardbird Color Sample
Yardbird Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #9e826a

If you're looking for a similar warm red shade, there are some better alternatives to Yardbird Color. The Webcap Brown color for instance is a darker and a bit more vibrant option, however this color has a mid red bias. Consider a darker and more saturated alternative called Pastel Brown (#836953) for more energetic effect. Try City Loft as it also a bit more faded and calm.

Complementary Palette

#6a869e is the best complementary color to Yardbird. Cool cyan shades generally complement the warm red hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #9e826a complementary color is Bermuda Gray, as it offers maximum contrast and grab the viewer's attention.

Analogous Palette

The analogous palette of cool red, warm red, and warm yellow colors offers a soft combination of similar warm shades. The analogous colors of Sandal are #9e6a6c and #9e9b6a. Thus found on the left and right of #9e826a on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Copper Rose and Gurkha colors as they work well with Yardbird.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Yardbird palette consists of #6a6c9e and #6a9e9c colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#6a869e). Try Kimberly and Patina colors in combination with #9e826a, as they are not as contrasting as a complementary color, hence, giving more hue variety to make your design stand out.

Triadic Palette

The triadic palette of #9e826a offers a combination of warm blue and cool green shades and equally high contrast between the three of them. Find triadic colors at the 120° distance from the Yardbird. Thus Kimberly and Oxley giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Yardbird contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Bermuda Gray, Highland, and Trendy Pink split by 90° on the color wheel. #9e826a square combo is a palette of warm red, warm green, cool cyan and cool magenta shades that work together well.

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette is a bit more complex than the square and has more of a rectangle shape. Yardbird tetradic combo consists of cool cyan complementary color (#6a869e) and two others. The Oxley is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Strikemaster – 120° from the complementary Bermuda Gray. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #6a9e82 and #9e6a86.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #9e826a is made of 40% red, 33% green and 27% blue. In a HSL mode Yardbird has a hue angle of 27.69°, a saturation of 21.14% and a lightness of 51.76%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #9e826a is made of 0% cyan, 10.98% magenta, 20.39% yellow and 38.04% black ink.

HEX #9e826a
RGB Decimal rgb(158,130,106)
RGB Percentage 40%, 33%, 27%
CMYK 0, 10.98, 20.39, 38.04
HSL hsl(27.69,21.14%,51.76%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(27.69,32.91%,61.96%)
CIE-LAB lab(56.3621,7.1013,17.0252)
XYZ xyz(24.6847,24.275,17.0202)