This bird is so beautiful! It’s like a small kiskadee. I’m going to miss this challenge when it finally comes to an end, but I have a few ideas in store for another one. Enjoy this beauty!
Image: “Singing my song, all the day long!”
🐦 Where the adult males are bright yellow with a sharp black mask on the face, the females lack the black mask; they’re plain and olive brown.
🐦 Yellowthroats live in open areas (marshes being their hot spot). During migration, they might be found in forests or backyards.
Image: “I’m ready for my close-up!”
A female Yellowthroat
🐦 Yellowthroats are nonconformists and there are 13 species of them.
🐦 These small songbirds are also known as a New World Warbler.
Image: “Look, Ma, I’m a butter ball.”
🐦 Despite a decline in some areas due to loss of habitat, they’re still pretty common.
Via Clive Bramham, listen to the sweet cheerful melody of the male Yellowthroat:
Images: Pinterest; allaboutbirds.org
Reference/s: allaboutbirds.org; YouTube