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yel·low·throat

 (yĕl′ō-thrōt′)
n.
Any of several small warblers of the genus Geothlypis of the Americas, especially G. trichas, having a brownish back, yellow throat, and, in the male, a black facial mask.

yellowthroat

(ˈjɛləʊˌθrəʊt)
n
(Animals) a type of warbler of the genus Geothlypis having a yellow throat and found in the Americas

yel•low•throat

(ˈyɛl oʊˌθroʊt)

n.
any of various New World wood warblers of the genus Geothlypis, typically nesting in dense undergrowth, esp. the common North American species G. trichas, with a yellow throat and breast, and, in the male, a black mask.
[1695–1705]
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Noun1.yellowthroat - small olive-colored American warblers with yellow breast and throatyellowthroat - small olive-colored American warblers with yellow breast and throat
New World warbler, wood warbler - small bright-colored American songbird with a weak unmusical song
genus Geothlypis, Geothlypis - yellowthroats
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With names like the Common Yellowthroat and the Tennessee Warbler, they could fit in the palm of one's hand.
Around the country, the American Common Yellowthroat remains in Gwent.
Here's a common yellowthroat near that wetland, there's a yellow warbler in the trees.
For instance, most nests found on the State Game Lands (SGL) 33 ROW in 1991-92 were those of early successional species, including field sparrow (Spizella pusilla), gray catbird (Dumetella carolinensis), eastern towhee (Pipilo erythrophthalmus), common yellowthroat (Geothlypis trichas), and indigo bunting (Passerina cyanea) (Bramble et al.
Bird species such as the American robin (Turdus migratorius), Bachman's sparrow (Aimophila aestivalis), common yellowthroat (Geothlypis trichas), Eastern bluebird (Sialia sialis), and Northern bobwhite (Colinus virginianus) were detected only in treated stands, while Acadian flycatcher (Empidonax virescens), wood thrush (Hylocichla mustelina), yellow-billed cuckoo (Coccyzus americanus), and yellow-throated vireo (Vireo flavifrons) were detected only in untreated stands.
Species that nested within the marshland habitat include red-winged blackbird, tricolored blackbird, common yellowthroat, and song sparrow, the report said.
yellow-breasted chat, common yellowthroat [Geothlypis trichas], eastern towhee [Pipilo erythrophthalmus], and indigo bunting) and mature-forest (e.