November 09, 2015

.. and that's why they call it a black-throated green.

Some bird names don't make a lot of sense, however, the black-throated green warbler is well named.
Taken at Rondeau May 2010.




With it's green head and black throat it is one of the easier warblers to identify.

Setophaga virens

The male Black-throated Green Warbler sings persistently during the breeding season. One individual was observed singing 466 songs in one hour.

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