Yellow-breasted Chat - Parulidae Icteria virens
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Yellow-breasted Chat

Yellow-breasted Chat

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June 30, 2005 - Goshen Canyon, Utah County, Utah - ©Nicky Davis

L 7.5 ws 9.75 inches. Thick black bill, long tail, olive back and wings, dark lores, white spectacles and mustache stripe. Yellow breast , throat and armpit.  White belly and undertail coverts.  The largest warbler. Forages for insects, berries and wild fruit in low, dense but sunny shrubs.  Nest made from dead leaves, straw, weeds and shredded bark lined with soft grasses in a shrub or small tree.  Lays 3-5 brown marked white eggs.

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