Get Yourself Introduced With The Yellow Throated Nightingale-Thrush

Yellow Throated Nightingale-Thrush

Yellow Throated Nightingale-Thrush is a species of the family Turdidae native to Central America. 

Yellow Throated Nightingale-Thrush is also known as Gould’s Nightingale-Thrush. The name Gould’s Nightingale comes from the English ornithologist John Gould, who first described the Yellow Throated Nightingale. It is scientifically named Catharus Dryas.

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Males of Yellow Throated Nightingales have olive-gray underparts including their wings and tails also. Their black heads and olive-green mantle. Their underparts like the throat and chin are yellowish-beige and streaked with gray. The lower throat and nape of the neck are pale yellow flecked with dark gray.

The lower belly part and under tail coverts are cream-white with gray flanks. Their heads are black, and their bills are red-orange. Ultimately, they comprise numerous colors and shades that can make you feel in awe. Right?

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 Yellow Throated Nightingale-Thrush

Want to see this lovely bird face to face? The Yellow Throated Nightingales are found from Southern Mexico to Honduras. Their natural habitat is tropical and subtropical moist montane forests, and inland wetlands. 

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We will have to dive deeper to gain more information about this Yellow Throated Nightingale. Let’s not wait to see multiple pictures of this birdy.

Here we’re presenting the Yellow Throated Nightingale-Thrush

Males and females Yellow Throated Nightingale-Thrush are identical except for the female’s gray head and additional hints of olive on her back. 

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Juveniles of the Yellow Throated Nightingale-Thrush have light olive-brown underparts. Their heads are streaked with brown and have pale yellowish-beige mottling.

 Yellow Throated Nightingale-Thrush

They are adorable.

Give me some sunshine.

The Yellow Throated Nightingale-Thrush builds a cup-molded nest with twigs and treelets and then fortifies it with mud.

They construct their nests with the help of twigs and plantlets, up to 150 meters above the ground in thick vegetation to secure them from predators. 

Female birds lay two bluish-white eggs with gray speckles. 

The females of Yellow Throated Nightingale-Thrush lay two bluish-white gray speckled eggs and brood them for 12-15 days. 

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 Yellow Throated Nightingale-Thrush

Both parents take care of their young after the eggs hatch and also feed them. The Yellow Throated Nightingale Thrushes keep their young ones in their flock until they are fully fledged.

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They are not migratory birds.

The Yellow Throated Nightingale-Thrush has a lifespan of around 4.2 years.

They scrounge in the undergrowth for insects like ants, bees, and other insects under the earth’s surface. The Yellow Throated Nightingale-Thrush eats plant matter such as fruits and berries as well.

 Yellow Throated Nightingale-Thrush

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These birds are getting affected by deforestation and human activities, specifically in Mexico. This leads to a decline of the birds. However, the IUCN has stated the Yellow Throated Nightingale-Thrush is the Least Concern. But, they still need to be conserved.

 

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