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Sonoran Desert Birds



Common yellowthroat (male) - (Geothlypis trichas)

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

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

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