Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Any of several small New World warblers of the genus Geothlypis, especially G. trichas, having a brownish back, yellow throat, and, in the male, a black facial mask.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A mostly yellow-colored group of New World warblers in the genus Geothlypis

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Any one of several species of American ground warblers of the genus Geothlypis, esp. the Maryland yellowthroat (Geothlypis trichas), which is a very common species.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Any bird of the old genus Trichas (of Swainson), now Geothlypis: as, the Maryland yellowthroat. See cut under Geothlypis.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. small olive-colored American warblers with yellow breast and throat

Etymologies

yellow +‎ throat (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The song of the common yellowthroat, a rapid “witchity-witchity-witchity,” gains more syllables in each “witchity” from north to south.

    Birdology

  • There are at least four bird species endemic to the Bahamas islands which may utilize mangrove habitats at times including the Bahama woodstar, white-cheeked pintail, Bahamas swallow and Bahama yellowthroat; although none of them specifically live in mangrove habitat exclusively.

    Bahamas,The

  • The Altimira yellowthroat (Geothlypis flavovelata) may be restricted to this ecoregion, but this is not confirmed.

    Western Gulf coastal grasslands

  • August common yellowthroat by the dumpster so that's where the seagoing sharpies go!

    crazy?

  • There are at least four bird species endemic to the Bahamas islands which may utilize mangrove habitats at times including the Bahama woodstar (Calliphlox eveltnae), white-cheeked pintail (Anas bahamensis), Bahamas swallow (Tachycinetacyaneoviridis) and Bahama yellowthroat (Geothlypis rostrata); although none of them specifically live in mangrove habitat exclusively.

    Bahamian mangroves

  • Restricted-range species include the green-cheeked amazon (Amazona viridigenalis), crimson-collared grosbeak (Rhodothaupis celaeno), Altamira yellowthroat (Geothlypis flavovelata) and Tamaulipas crow (Corvus imparatus).

    Tamaulipan mezquital

  • Endemic birds include the green-cheeked amazon (Amazona viridigenalis), Tamaulipas crow (Corvus imparatus), Altamira yellowthroat (Geothlypis flavovelata) and crimson-collared grosbeak (Rhodothraupis celaeno).

    Veracruz moist forests

  • The endemic birds in this and the Gulf of California xeric scrub ecoregion include the Xantus's hummingbird (Hylocharis xantusii) and the threatened Beldinng's yellowthroat (Geothlypis beldingi).

    Sierra de la Laguna pine-oak forests

  • The entire area is considered an Endemic Bird Area; endemic species include the black-polled yellowthroat and yellow rail.

    Central Mexican wetlands

  • There are close to 200 species found here, including some endemics such as black-polled yellowthroat (Geothlypis speciosa), and yellow rail (Coturnicops noveboracensis), the latter not seen since 1964 and potentially extinct.

    Central Mexican wetlands

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