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Common Yellowthroat - 1st year female

Common Yellowthroat - 1st year female

Photographed in Mead Garden, Winter Park, Florida on September 22, 2009.

Whatbird: Small, skulking warbler with olive-yellow upperparts, bright yellow throat and breast, and pale gray belly. Head has a black mask with thick white border above. Legs are pink. Female and juvenile have dull yellow or dingy white underparts, white eye-ring, and lack black mask; juvenile male may exhibit partial mask.

Breeds throughout Alaska, Canada, and the U.S. Spends winters in southern states and in the tropics. Preferred habitats include briers, damp brushy places, weeds, or grass along country roads or in agricultural lands; also found in cattails, bulrushes, sedges, and willows near streams, swamps, and marshes.

Common Yellowthroat - Male

Common Yellowthroat - Male

Photographed in Mead Garden, Winter Park, Florida on October 08, 2008.

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