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yellowthroat

[yel-oh-throht] /ˈyɛl oʊˌθroʊt/
noun
1.
any of several American warblers of the genus Geothlypis, having a yellow, throat, especially the common yellowthroat, G. trichas.
Origin
1695-1705
1695-1705; yellow + throat
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  • He conducted post-graduate work there on the life history of the common yellowthroat.
  • Watch the marsh for wetland songbirds such as swamp sparrows and common yellowthroat in addition to the waders and bald eagles.
  • Common yellowthroat can be heard in weedy marsh edges.
  • The common yellowthroat, swamp sparrow, and red-winged blackbird are likely to feed in the area.

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