Furthering knowledge, education, enjoyment and science about birds and birding in Oregon Common Yellowthroat Posted on May 15, 2020 May 15, 2020 Full size 1312 × 1050 They are easily observed. In 1970 I hiked the Appalachian Trail through Great Smoky Mountains All images are copyright Rick Leinen 2010 - 2011. They are GAME CHANGERS. We have moved to Washington State to be closer to Marlene's family. Abundant and well-known, the Common Yellowthroat has succeeded by being a nonconformist. The specific trichas is also from Greek; trikhas is a kind of thrush, the word being … Right image taken June 12, 2011, Canon EOS 60d, 300mm. Oregon Birding Association. It was hanging around in the bushes by the first small ponds at TRNWR. The common yellowthroat (Geothlypis trichas) is a New World warbler.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. Right now, there are birds in your own backyard to see, identify, and enjoy. Please look for your favorite Birding Is Fun contribu... A year ago my wife Marlene and I followed our dreams and moved to the San This skulker may breed in any suitably damp brushy or weedy habitat throughout the state, and can be abundant in extensive marshy habitat. Both days gray and overcast. Juvenile Common Yellowthroat, Fernhill Wetlands, Forest Grove, Oregon on 26 August 2009 by Greg Gillson. I'm grateful you came along. Common Yellowthroat Common Yellowthroat, Tualatin River NWR, Sherwood, Oregon on 9 May 2009 by Greg Gillson. They are not just Long-billed Dowitchers. What were present, though, were many juvenile birds. Posted by Rick at 10:26 PM. With a little cleanup this image turned out pretty good. Common Yellowthroat, male (left) and female (right), Sandy River Delta, Oregon. Furthering knowledge, education, enjoyment and science about birds and birding in Oregon. Long-billed Dowitcher was my 193rd 5MR bird for our Lincoln Cit... Just to let my regular readers know, Marlene and I have retired! It was hard to get a clear shot as it moved around a lot and liked to stay hidden. A thin whitish line sets off the black mask from the head and neck. They are intensely alive, fascinating, and often stunningly beautiful. Color Pattern. Birding was a little Although it sometimes hides in the marsh, its low rough callnote will reveal its presence. Oregon Birding Association. A recent foggy morning found me at Fernhill Wetlands. A nice walk this morning around the local wetlands revealed very few birds, as typical for late summer. I saw a few when I was young in Minnesota, but only during migratory time in the spring. This is the first time I have seen a Yellowthroat in Oregon. Diego area. Common Yellowthroat I would have missed this Common Yellowthroat had it not been singing. It has been a fun ride and Common Yellowthroat Posted on September 13, 2020 September 13, 2020 Full size 1944 × 2494. Home; About OBA. Left image taken June 3, 2010, Canon EOS 7d, 400mm. National Park with a college friend. Cute little chickadees, nuthatches, goldfinches, and juncos are some of the Length: 4.3-5.1 in (11-13 cm) Weight: 0.3-0.3 oz (9-10 g) Wingspan: 5.9-7.5 in (15-19 cm) © David Turgeon | Macaulay Library. This blog has come to an end of its lifespan. It was hanging around in the bushes by the first small ponds at TRNWR. All About Birds - Cornell Lab of Ornithology, AF-S VR Zoom-NIKKOR 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6G IF-ED. You may use them for personal and educational purposes but they may not be used for profit. Birds are everywhere! In the Pacific Northwest there are over 500 species, found in field, forest, desert, mountains, wetlands, and coast. Enjoying and learning about birds in British Columbia, Washington, Idaho, Oregon, and northern California. Contact Us; Board of Directors; … slow overall, but there were a few neat finds. I would have missed this Common Yellowthroat had it not been singing. Adult males are bright yellow below, with a sharp black face mask and olive upperparts. I saw a few when I was young in Minnesota, but only during migratory time in the spring. Labels: Common Yellowthroat, Tualatin River National Wildlife … As the only one of our warblers that will nest in open marshes, it is found in practically every reed-bed and patch of cattails from coast to coast. Common Yellowthroat at Minto Brown Island Park in Salem, photo by Graham Dey. Image navigation. The Common yellowthroat is one of North America's most widespread warbler species and its witchity-witchity-witchity song is also among the most easily recognized. About the first of April, Common Yellowthroats arrive in the Pacific Northwest and within days are found skulking about most wetlands habitats. This is the first time I have seen a Yellowthroat in Oregon. Questions and answers, Bird Festival... Mono Basin Bird Chautauqua. The early bird gets the worm;... Backyard birds of... San Francisco, California, The best bird feeders to attract small birds. small birds that you may wish to attract to your bird feeders. But often larg... Look at these birds!