yellow-breasted chat

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Synonyms for yellow-breasted chat

American warbler noted for imitating songs of other birds

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Feeding observations of the western Yellow-breasted Chat in the south Okanagan Valley British Columbia, Canada during a seven-year study period.
Another bird that is related to the yellow-breasted chat and also has a distinctive call is the common yellowthroat.
pusilla Yellow-breasted Chat Icteria virens Savannah Sparrow Passerculus sandwichensis Lincoln's Sparrow Melospiza lincolnii Swamp Sparrow M.
Just a glance at maps for Grasshopper Sparrow (Ammodramus savannarum), Common Nighthawk (Chordeiles minor), and Eastern Meadowlark (Sturnella magma) tells a similar story about the costs of urbanization, and maps for Prairie Warbler (Dendroica discolor), Yellow-breasted Chat (Icteria virens), Yellow Warbler (Dendroica petechia), Eastern Whip-poor-will (Caprimulgus vociferus), Black-and-white Warbler (Mniotilta varia), and Kentucky Warbler (Oporornis formosus) show that many birds of successional and forest edge habitats no longer nest across large areas of the state where they were widespread just a few years ago.
Species such as Yellow-breasted Chat and Gray-cheeked Thrush did not have any indication of change in diurnal condition or fat score trends despite substantial sample sizes (Tables 1, 2).
and saltcedar, but no difference in nest survivorship between vegetation types for Yellow-breasted Chat (Icteria virens) and Abert's Towhee (Melozone aberti).
Twelve species were captured more frequently than expected on Star Island (scientific names in Table 1): Traill's Flycatcher, Ruby-crowned Kinglet, Cedar Waxwing, Magnolia Warbler, Yellow-rumped Warbler, Wilson's Warbler, Yellow-breasted Chat (fall, not tested in spring), Savannah Sparrow (spring, not tested in fall), Lincoln's Sparrow (fall but not spring), Swamp Sparrow, White-throated Sparrow (fall but not spring), and Purple Finch.
Songs of the wild: temporal and geographical distinctions in the acoustic properties of the songs of the Yellow-breasted Chat.
We observed adults at four of five Yellow-breasted Chat nests (nestlings of 2-5 days of age) remove food from ligatured nestlings' mouths before leaving the nest when the food was not swallowed (i.
Several species along the primary axis were depicted farthest from the centroid and included Yellow-breasted Chat, Chestnut-sided Warbler, Indigo Bunting, and Eastern Towhee (Fig.
pinus ([dagger][dagger]) Prothonotary Warbler Protonotaria citria ([dagger][dagger]) Common Yellowthroat Geothlypis trichas Hooded Warbler Wilsonia citrina ([dagger][dagger][dagger]) Yellow-breasted Chat Icteria virens ([dagger]) Eastern Towhee Pipilo erythrophthalmus ([dagger][dagger]) Seaside Sparrow Ammodramus maritimus ([dagger][dagger][dagger]) Summer Tanager Piranga rubra ([dagger]) Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis Blue Grosbeak Passerina caerulea Painted Bunting P.
We tested the hypothesis that fragmented habitat negatively affects reproductive success of Yellow-breasted Chat (Icteria virens) and Gray Catbird (Dumetella carolinensis) in western riparian habitats throughout the Okanagan Valley, British Columbia, Canada.
Mean captures of five of nine early succession species declined after an early peak (Blue-winged Warblers, Indigo Buntings, Prairie Warblers, White-eyed Vireos and Yellow-breasted Chats, Fig.
Other birds of interest include American white pelicans, zone-tailed hawks, many warbler species, indigo buntings, Franklin's and laughing gulls, black-throated sparrows, yellow-breasted chats and American pipits.