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