Common Yellowthroat

(Geothlypis trichas)

               
Conservation Status

IUCN Red List

LC - Least Concern

 

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NatureServe

N5 - Secure

SNRB - Unranked Breeding

Minnesota

not listed

Occurrence

Common to abundant migrant and breeder

Habitat

Wetlands, especially cattail marshes, but also sedge meadows, wet meadows, and wet forests

Size

5 in length

7 wingspan


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Food

Adult insects, insect larvae, and occasionally seeds

 
Nesting

 

 
Migration

Late April to mid-October


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Taxonomy

Order:

Passeriformes (perching birds)

 

Family:

Parulidae (New World warblers)

 
Subordinate Taxa

Common Yellowthroat (Geothlypis trichas arizela)

Common Yellowthroat (Geothlypis trichas campicola)

Common Yellowthroat (Geothlypis trichas chapalensis)

Common Yellowthroat (Geothlypis trichas chryseola)

Common Yellowthroat (Geothlypis trichas ignota)

Common Yellowthroat (Geothlypis trichas insperata)

Common Yellowthroat (Geothlypis trichas melanops)

Common Yellowthroat (Geothlypis trichas modesta)

Common Yellowthroat (Geothlypis trichas occidentalis)

Common Yellowthroat (Geothlypis trichas scirpicola)

Salt-marsh Yellowthroat (Geothlypis trichas sinuosa)

Common Yellowthroat (Geothlypis trichas trichas)

Common Yellowthroat (Geothlypis trichas typhicola)


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

       

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Common Yellowthroat warbler in Maine.

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  Common Yellowthroat (Geothlypis trichas)
Martyn Stewart
 
   
 
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Published on Jul 15, 2012

One of the dificult birds to video is the Common Yellowthroat. This bird is often down low in the tall grasses and dense willow thickets. It shows itself for just a few seconds and then flits off. One of my favorite spring and early summer singers. "Wichita witchita witchita" it sings!

 
     
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Common Yellowthroat (Geothlypis trichas ) eating a big insect in Goose Lake Prairie State Park Illinois.

 
     
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Carl Barrentine
 
   
 
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Published on May 17, 2013

This male Common Yellowthroat (Geothlypis trichas) was photographed at Grand Forks, North Dakota (17 May 2013).

 
     
  Common Yellowthroat -Tiếng Hót và Nét Đẹp Của Chim Nghệ Cổ Vàng
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Published on Jul 12, 2014

Common Yellowthroat :
Có tên khoa học là Geothlypis trichas. Đây là loài chim nhỏ , đẹp , hót hay và có thể tìm thấy rất nhiều ở Bắc Mỹ.

 
     
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Published on Nov 14, 2014

The common yellowthroat (Geothlypis trichas) is a New World warbler. They are abundant breeders in North America, ranging from southern Canada to central Mexico.

Common yellowthroats are small songbirds that have olive backs, wings and tails, yellow throats and chests, and white bellies. Adult males have black face masks which stretch from the sides of the neck across the eyes and forehead, which are bordered above with white or gray. Females are similar in appearance, but have paler underparts and lack the black mask. Immature birds are similar in appearance to the adult female. First-year males have a faint black mask which darkens completely by spring.

There are 13 races of this bird. These races differ mainly in the males' facial patterns and the brightness of the yellow underparts. The southwestern forms of this bird are the brightest and the yellowest below.

 
     

 

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