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Yellow-breasted Chat

Icteria virens ORDER: PASSERIFORMES FAMILY: PARULIDAE

IUCN Conservation Status: Least Concern

Despite its bright yellow chest, loud song, and conspicuous display flights, the Yellow-breasted Chat is easily overlooked because of its skulking nature and the denseness of its brushy haunts.

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Appearance

Warblerlike
Warblerlike
Typical Voice

Adult Description

  • Medium-sized songbird.
  • Bright yellow chest and throat.
  • Olive-green back.
  • White spectacles.
  • White belly and undertail.
  • Long tail.

Immature Description

Juvenile lacks yellow and has dusky spotting on throat and chest.

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