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Genus: Geothlypis

[edit] Description

This genus contains all the Yellowthroats: these are warblers living in the Americas

[edit] Taxonomy

Geothlypis is a genus in the family Parulidae. After recent study[1] three species were transferd from genus Oporornis into this genus.

Genus Geothlypis viewedit
G. poliocephala Gray-crowned Yellowthroat
G. aequinoctialis Masked Yellowthroat
G. tolmiei MacGillivray's Warbler
G. philadelphia Mourning Warbler
G. formosa Kentucky Warbler
G. semiflava Olive-crowned Yellowthroat
G. speciosa Black-polled Yellowthroat
G. beldingi Belding's Yellowthroat
G. rostrata Bahama Yellowthroat
G. flavovelata Altamira Yellowthroat
G. trichas Common Yellowthroat
G. nelsoni Hooded Yellowthroat

[edit] References

  1. Birdforum thread discussing phylogeny of Yellowthroats and genus Oporornis
  2. Clements, JF. 2011. The Clements Checklist of Birds of the World. 6th ed., with updates to August 2011. Ithaca: Cornell Univ. Press. ISBN 978-0801445019. Spreadsheet available at


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