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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.
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(Animals) a type of warbler of the genus Geothlypis having a yellow throat and found in the Americas
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(ˈyɛl oʊˌθroʊt)

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.
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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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In 2017, we processed 39 birds: 11 American robins (Turdus migratorius), 1 common yellowthroat (Geothlypis trichas), 20 gray catbirds (Dumetella carolinensis), 2 house wrens (Troglodytes aedon), 1 indigo bunting (Passerina cyanea), 3 northern cardinals (Cardinalis cardinalis), and 1 American yellow warbler (Setophaga petechia).
6), but assuming constant perceptibility resulted in poor detection-model fit for about 6 (15%) of the 39 species (Bald Eagle, Marsh Wren, Common Yellowthroat, White-crowned Sparrow, Dark-eyed Junco, and Red-winged Blackbird).
2010: Sexual selection, multiple male ornaments, and age and condition-dependent signalling in the common yellowthroat. Evolution 64: 1007-1017.
These include the common yellowthroat and vesper sparrow that currently breed or migrate through Shenandoah, and may begin wintering there, too.
Day with Common Name Taxon Contact Taxa Not Detected Contacting Bone Birds Great blue heron Ardea herodias 0 Gray catbird Dumetella carolinensis 0 Common yellowthroat Geothlypis trichas 0 Black-capped chickadee Poecile atricapillus 0 Common grackle cf.
The Common Yellowthroat (Geothlypis trichas) is a bird species breeding in wetlands across much of North America (Zink and Klicka, 1990; Guzy and Ritchison, 1999).
These species include Wood Duck, Great Blue Heron, Marsh Wren (wetland species), Willow Flycatcher, Gray Catbird, Common Yellowthroat, Yellow Warbler, and Song Sparrow (grassland and shrubby field species).
Temporary (migrating) residents included the hermit thrush, eastern towhee, wood thrush, white-throated sparrow, ovenbird, ruby-crowned kinglet, blackpoll warbler, common yellowthroat, and blue-throated warbler.
Prairie, pine, yellowthroat, northern waterthrush, redstart and parula warblers accompanied veery, catbirds and an unprecedented number of rose-breasted grosbeaks.
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.
Among the more unusual species not typically found in the winter months: a golden eagle; common yellowthroat; Say's phoebe; mockingbird; tree swallow; white pelican; and red-naped sapsucker.