Nearly all banding was done in the Pintail Lakes section of Santa Ana NWR because this area supported the largest numbers of Common Yellowthroat
territories (TB, pers.
Red-eyed Vireo, Ruby-crowned Kinglet, Hermit Thrush, Veery, Wood Thrush, Gray Catbird, Blue-winged Warbler, Magnolia Warbler, Chestnut-sided Warbler, Ovenbird, Common Yellowthroat
, and White-throated Sparrow gained mass while using shrub habitat.
Figure 2 Temporary (Migrating) Bird Species Data Breeding Seeds Fruit Insects Species Season Y Y Y Eastern Towhee Summer Y Y Hermit Thrush Summer Y Y Ovenbird Summer Y Y Blue-throated Warbler Summer Y Common Yellowthroat
Summer White-throated Doesn't Y Sparrow nest locally Ruby-crowned Kinglet Migrates Y Y Wood Thrush Summer Y Blackpoll Warbler Migrates N Y Y Chart of temporary bird species' breeding season and food needs by Jill Friedenberg (Kelly and Malloy 2014, p.
For instance, most nests found on the State Game Lands (SGL) 33 ROW in 1991-92 were those of early successional species, including field sparrow (Spizella pusilla), gray catbird (Dumetella carolinensis), eastern towhee (Pipilo erythrophthalmus), common yellowthroat
(Geothlypis trichas), and indigo bunting (Passerina cyanea) (Bramble et al.
Bird species such as the American robin (Turdus migratorius), Bachman's sparrow (Aimophila aestivalis), common yellowthroat
(Geothlypis trichas), Eastern bluebird (Sialia sialis), and Northern bobwhite (Colinus virginianus) were detected only in treated stands, while Acadian flycatcher (Empidonax virescens), wood thrush (Hylocichla mustelina), yellow-billed cuckoo (Coccyzus americanus), and yellow-throated vireo (Vireo flavifrons) were detected only in untreated stands.
Species that nested within the marshland habitat include red-winged blackbird, tricolored blackbird, common yellowthroat
, and song sparrow, the report said.
yellow-breasted chat, common yellowthroat
[Geothlypis trichas], eastern towhee [Pipilo erythrophthalmus], and indigo bunting) and mature-forest (e.
Prairie Warbler (Dendroica discolor), Yellow-breasted Chat (Icteria virens), Blue-winged Warbler (Vermivora pinus), Common Yellowthroat
(Geothypis trichas), and Chimney Swift (Chaetura pelagica)].
Logging and abandoned cultivated fields create new early-successional shrub habitats that favor the presence of species such as Lincoln's Sparrow, Alder Flycatcher, and Common Yellowthroat
as well as young forest stands that are used by Nashville Warblers, Mourning Warblers, and Chestnut-sided Warblers.
When the season of extravagant daylight shortens so I can't simply sleep from dusk to dawn, I light candles or kerosene, but in balmy weather I can nap with equal ease at any hour in the meadow too, or watch the swallows and dragonflies hawk after midges, as the breezes finger me and a yellowthroat
hops in the bushes to eat a daddy longlegs.
west of the Rockies (in some cases, all the way to the Pacific Coast), you might see orange-crowned warbler, Nashville warbler, olive warbler, Virginia's warbler, Lucy's warbler, yellow warbler, myrtle warbler, Audubon's warbler, Townsend's warbler, hermit warbler, black-throated gray warbler, Grace's warbler, yellowthroat
, yellow-breasted chat, MacGillivray's warbler, Wilson's warbler, and maybe American redstart.
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The most abundant species of warblers for the physiographic strata where they occur are Common Yellowthroat
(Geothlypis trichas), Ovenbird (Seiurus aurocapillus), Yellow-breasted Chat (Icteria virens), Chestnut-sided Warbler (Dendroica pensylvanica), and Nashville Warbler (Vermivora ruficapilla) (Table 2, columns 3 and 4).
My favorite is the common yellowthroat
which has a black mask like the Lone Ranger and a bright rapid chant that goes "witchy-witchy-witchy witch.
We found that local bird species most frequently infested by ticks include the low-foraging grouse, turkey, chickadee, house wren, gray catbird, brown thrasher, robin, wood thrush, hermit thrush, Swainson's thrush, veery, yellow warbler, ovenbird, northern waterthrush, Connecticut warbler, mourning warbler, common yellowthroat
, goldfinch, rufous-sided towhee, field sparrow, white-throated sparrow, swamp sparrow and song sparrow.