Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

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

from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Zoöl.) 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 Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

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

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

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

Etymologies

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yellow +‎ throat

Examples

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

    Birdology

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

    updated numbers

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

    Archive 2009-05-01

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

    museum piece

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

    crazy?

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

    Archive 2009-03-01

  • 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

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

    grebes

  • 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!

    Whaling Museum blog

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