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 - Yellow-breasted Chat
 - Yellow-breasted Chat (virens)

Yellow-breasted Chat Icteria virens

Kevin P. Eckerle and Charles F. Thompson
Version: 2.0 — Published January 1, 2001

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Figure 1. Distribution of the Yellow-breasted Chat. - Range Map
  • Year-round
  • Migration
  • Breeding
  • Non-Breeding
Figure 1. Distribution of the Yellow-breasted Chat.

In western and central North America, this species breeds at many additional, scattered locations east and south to the dashed line. This species also occurs regularly, at least through early winter, at scattered locations along the Atlantic coast from Florida north to Newfoundland. Breeding range adapted from Dunn and Garrett 1997.

Recommended Citation

Eckerle, K. P. and C. F. Thompson (2001). Yellow-breasted Chat (Icteria virens), version 2.0. In The Birds of North America (A. F. Poole and F. B. Gill, Editors). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/bna.575