Altamira Yellowthroat Geothlypis flavovelata



Distinguishing Characteristics

11.5 - 12.5 cm. Bill black, relatively long and pointed. Legs flesh. Males and females are different. Male: Broad yellow border above black mask. Hindcrown and upperparts yellow-olive. Throat and underparts rich yellow, washed olive on flanks. Female: Fac

Similar Species

Male BeldingĀ“s Yellowthroat (Geothlypis beldingi), has lemon border above mask, has washed ochre on flanks; female has washed brown on flanks and white belly.

Detailed Description

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Recommended Citation

Altamira Yellowthroat (Geothlypis flavovelata), In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. retrieved from Neotropical Birds Online: