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Common yellowthroat (male)
Geothlypis trichas


Size: 5 inches
Overall Color: black and yellow and olive
Occurrence: near water
Diet: insects, spiders, seeds
Nest: cup in shrubs
Field Identification: yellow throat, black mask with white border, olive upper parts
Season: summer

Kingdom: Animalia (Animals)
Phylum: Chordata (hollow nerve cord)
Subphylum: Vertebrata (backbone)
Class: Aves (Birds)
Order: Passeriformes
Family: 78 Parulidae (wood warblers)
Genus: Geothlypis
Species: trichas

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