Yellow-breasted Chat Icteria virens (Linnaeus, 1758)  Synonyms: YBCH.
Kingdom Animalia   >   Phylum Chordata   >   Class Aves   >   Order Passeriformes   >   Family Parulidae   >   Genus Icteria   

Status:

Common migrant and breeder in appropriate scrubby field and thicket habitats throughout the state. Rare in winter.

Relationships:

Feeds on various invertebrates and fruit.

There are 190 records in the project database.

View full eBird Range Map

Search Google Images

Singing from high in a Loblolly Pine in Wicomico Co., Maryland (5/11/2011). With Common Yellowthroat, Eastern Towhee, etc. - Bill Hubick.

Singing in Kent Co., Maryland (6/19/2010). - Bill Hubick.

GA AL WA FR CL MO HO BA HA CE PG AA CV CH SM KE QA CN TA DO WI SO WO 
A Yellow-breasted Chat in Harford Co., Maryland (5/29/2013). Photo by Mark Johnson. (MBP list)

A Yellow-breasted Chat in Harford Co., Maryland (5/29/2013). Photo by Mark Johnson. (MBP list)

A Yellow-breasted Chat in Wicomico Co., Maryland (5/11/2011) Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

A Yellow-breasted Chat in Wicomico Co., Maryland (5/11/2011). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

A Yellow-breasted Chat in Queen Anne's Co., Maryland (9/23/2018). Photo by Daniel Irons. (MBP list)

A Yellow-breasted Chat in preferred scrubby habitat near Jennings-Randolph Reservoir, Maryland (6/12/2009). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list) (More of this species)

A Yellow-breasted Chat in Worcester Co., Maryland (10/24/2018). Photo by Mark Johnson. (MBP list)

A rare winter record of Yellow-breasted Chat - Prince George's Co., Maryland (1/2/2013). Photo by Jim Stasz. (MBP list)

A Yellow-breasted Chat at Soldier's Delight NEA, Baltimore Co., Maryland (5/5/2012) Photo by Frode Jacobsen. (MBP list)


View All Images

Use of images featured on Maryland Biodiversity Project is only permitted with express permission of the photographer.

View Bibliography