Monday, September 12, 2016

Y...is for Yellow!!!



Common Yellow-Throat Warbler - pictured on the left in this photo



They are common in weedy, brushy, and marshy habitats; nearly always in low wet areas. Small and stocky, with short-necked, crouching posture and tail often raised.

Common Yellow-Throats are small song birds with chunky round headsBlack mask of the male is distinctive and the female has a yellow throat, contrasting sharply with dark cheeks.

They sing a gentle, rhythmic, musical rolling wichety wichety wichety song and many variations of it. Males give a long staccato rattle in breeding seaon.

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