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  1. common yellowthroat, Maryland yellowthroat, Geothlypis trichasnoun

    an American warbler


  1. Common yellowthroat

    The common yellowthroat (Geothlypis trichas) is a New World warbler. In the U.S. Midwest, it is also known as the yellow bandit. It is an abundant breeder in North America, ranging from southern Canada to central Mexico. The genus name Geothlypis is from Ancient Greek geo, "ground", and thlupis, an unidentified small bird; thlypis is often used in the scientific names of New World warblers. The specific trichas is also from Greek; trikhas is a kind of thrush, the word being derived from trikhos, "hair".


  1. common yellowthroat

    The common yellowthroat is a small species of warbler bird, known scientifically as Geothlypis trichas, native to North America. This bird is characterized by its olive-brown upper body, bright yellow throat and chest, and has a distinct black 'mask' over its eyes if it's a mature male. Their diet mainly consists of insects and they are typically found in marshes and other wetlands.


  1. Common Yellowthroat

    The Common Yellowthroat is a New World warbler. They are abundant breeders in North America, ranging from southern Canada to central Mexico. Northern races are migratory, wintering in the southern parts of the breeding range, Central America and the West Indies. Southern forms are largely resident. This species is a very rare vagrant to western Europe. Common Yellowthroats are small songbirds that have olive backs, wings and tails, yellow throats and chests, and white bellies. Adult males have black face masks which stretch from the sides of the neck across the eyes and forehead, which are bordered above with white or gray. Females are similar in appearance, but have paler underparts and lack the black mask. Immature birds are similar in appearance to the adult female. First-year males have a faint black mask which darkens completely by spring. There are 13 races of this bird. These races differ mainly in the males' facial patterns and the brightness of the yellow underparts. The southwestern forms of this bird are the brightest and the yellowest below. The breeding habitats of these birds are marshes and other wet areas with dense low vegetation, and may also be found in other areas with dense shrub. However, these birds are less common in dry areas. Females appear to prefer males with larger masks. Common Yellowthroats nest in low areas of the vegetation, laying 3–5 eggs in a cup-shaped nest. Both parents feed the young.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of common yellowthroat in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of common yellowthroat in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4


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