geothlypis (from ge, the earth, and thlypis, a kind of finch) trichas (thrush)
Sunday, July 1, 1979 — 3:00 pm
Barrington, Illinois — Crabtree Nature Center
My fiancee and I walked out on a trail through a large prairie. We stopped near a small grove of trees along a small brook. The Yellowthroat was singing in the top of a small, dead tree. I walked off the trail to get a better look while my fiancee sat on a bench in the shade.