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Common Yellowthroat (Geothlypis trichas)
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Common Yellowthroat (Geothlypis trichas)

General Description: Common Yellowthroats (Geothlypis trichas) are sexually dimorphic warblers. Males are brownish on the back, bright yellow on the front, and have a black bandit mask. A light stripe separates the black mask from the brownish crown. Females are a dull version of the male with a bit of an eyering, but without the black mask.

Taxonomy: Passeriformes, Parulidae.

Favored Habitat: Heard in shrubby habitats, especially near water.

Where to Find: Corn Creek, Willow Springs, and the Henderson Bird Viewing Preserve.

Comments:

Common Yellowthroat (Geothlypis trichas) If you were a tasty bug or a little caterpillar, this might be the last face you ever see!
Common Yellowthroat (Geothlypis trichas)
Notice black mask, gray eyebrow line, and yellow underparts
Common Yellowthroat (Geothlypis trichas)
Typical view -- Common Yellowthroats like to hide
Common Yellowthroat (Geothlypis trichas)
Common Yellowthroat juvenile
Common Yellowthroat (Geothlypis trichas)
Common Yellowthroat juvenile
Common Yellowthroat (Geothlypis trichas)
Common Yellowthroat female
Common Yellowthroat (Geothlypis trichas)
Common Yellowthroat female
Common Yellowthroat (Geothlypis trichas)
Common Yellowthroat female
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Note: All distances, elevations, and other facts are approximate.
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