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Yellow-throated Warbler


IUCN Conservation Status: Least Concern

One of the "southeastern" warblers, the Yellow-throated Warbler is a bird of tall trees. It nests and forages high in the canopy of swamp and pine forests.

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Adult Description

  • Small songbird.
  • Yellow throat and chest.
  • Gray back.
  • Black face connecting to stripes down sides.
  • White eyestripe.
  • White earpatch.
  • Two white wingbars.

Immature Description

Similar to adult, but duller, and female may be washed brownish on back.

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    Yellow-throated Warbler


    Yellow-throated Warbler

    • © Laura Erickson, Florida, January 2013

    Yellow-throated Warbler

    • © 2004 Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Texas, May 2000

Similar Species

  • Female Blackburnian Warbler similar, but has yellow stripe over eyes and pale stripes on back.
  • Common Yellowthroat can be confused in name only. It is greenish and lacks wingbars, and the male has a solid black mask. It is found low to the ground in wet areas, not high in the treetops.

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