Black-polled yellowthroat

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Black-polled yellowthroat
Black-polled Yellowthroat - cropped.jpg
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Parulidae
Genus: Geothlypis
Species: G. speciosa
Binomial name
Geothlypis speciosa
(PL Sclater, 1859)

The black-polled yellowthroat (Geothlypis speciosa) is a species of bird in the family Parulidae.


It is endemic to central Mexico and the southwestern Mexican Plateau, in Guanajuato, Michoacán, and México State.

Its natural habitats are freshwater lakes and freshwater marshes.


It is an Endangered species, threatened by habitat loss.

Illustration by Keulemans, 1885


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Geothlypis speciosa". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013.