Scientific Name: Geothlypis trichas
Population Estimate: 32M, Least Concern status
Range / Habitat: Summers throughout most of the eastern US and Canada. Winters in Mexico and Central America. Favors inland wetland habitats.
Field Notes: Olive-backed songbird with yellow throat. Males with prominent black mask and white stripe above (as in the photos), females without. Song a repeated "witch-it-ty."
Personal Notes: We first saw this bird on a trip to Rhode Island, to visit Ted and Jo.