January 2009
World Book Science Dataset;1/1/2009, p1
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Yellowthroat, a sprightly little migratory bird of the New World. Yellowthroats grow to about 5 1/2 inches (14 cm) long. The male is olive-gray and olive-brown above, with a bright yellow throat and breast and a duller yellow abdomen. Across its eyes is a black band resembling a mask. The female lacks the mask and has a white abdomen.


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