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Yellow-fronted Canary
2008-08-08 14:50:59

The Yellow-fronted Canary (Serinus mozambicus), is a small passerine bird in the finch family. It is known elsewhere as the Green Singing Finch. This bird is a resident breeder in Africa south of the Sahara Desert. Its habitat is open woodland and cultivation. The Yellow-fronted Canary is 4.3 to 5.1 inches in length. The adult male has a green back and brown wings and tail. The underparts...

Yellow-banded Poison Dart Frog
2008-07-25 15:41:48

The Yellow-banded Poison Dart Frog (Dendrobates leucomelas), or Yellow-banded Poison Frog, is a poison dart frog found in the northern part of South America in Venezuela, Guyana and Brazil. This amphibian is normally found in very humid conditions on trees or rocks. It can also be found in the seasonally drier forest islands in its range. It is commonly seen in leaf litter thought too dry...

Yellow-eyed Babbler
2008-05-16 16:07:50

The Yellow-eyed Babbler (Chrysomma sinense), is a bird species found in open grass and scrub in south Asia. Its common name refers to its traditional placement with the Old World babbler family Timaliidae. Photo Copyright and Credit

Yellow-bellied Toad
2008-05-15 12:09:08

The Yellow-bellied Toad (Bombina variegata), is a species of fire-bellied toads belonging to the order of Anura, and the family Bombinatoridae. It dwells in mountainous and hilly countries in middle and southern Europe. It is widely spread across the high hill area of middle and southern Germany and the Upper Rhine River Plains, but in few places. The superior mobility of the young of the...

Yellow-throated Sparrow
2008-05-12 14:53:32

The Yellow-throated Sparrow (Petronia xanthocollis), also known as the Chestnut-shouldered Petronia, is a species of sparrow-like bird found in South Asia. It is found in forest and open scrub habitats. The species breeds in tree hollows often making use of the holes made by primary hole nesting birds such as Barbets and Woodpeckers. Photo Copyright and Credit

Cirl Bunting
2008-05-12 10:44:12

The Cirl Bunting (Emberiza cirlus), is a passerine bird in the bunting family Emberizidae. It breeds across southern Europe, on the Mediterranean islands and in north Africa. It is a resident of these warmer areas, and does not migrate in winter. It is common in all sorts of open areas with some scrub or trees, but has a preference for sunny slopes. In the north of its range, agricultural...

Pine Bunting
2008-05-12 10:41:31

The Pine Bunting (Emberiza leucocephalos), is a passerine bird in the bunting family Emberizidae. It breeds across much of temperate Asia, migrating south to central Asia, north India and southern China in winter. It is common in all sorts of open land with some scrub or trees, including cultivation, but has a greater preference for open forest (usually pine) than the closely related...

Yellow-line Arrow Crab
2008-05-05 22:48:56

The Yellow-line Arrow Crab (Stenorhynchus seticornis), is a saltwater invertebrate that resembles a harvestman (daddy long-legs). It may be found in the wild on the tropical and subtropical Atlantic coasts of the Americas. This crab may grow to a length of about 6 inches. The crab's eight spiderlike walking legs may be three times as long as its body. The body is composed of many colors. It...

Yellow-breasted Chat
2007-12-18 15:38:48

The Yellow-breasted Chat (Icteria virens), is a large songbird of the warbler family and the only member of its genus Icteria. Found throughout North America, from southern-plains Canada to central Mexico during the summer, these birds mainly migrate to Mexico and Central America, although some of their number may over winter in coastal areas. Yellow-breasted Chats are noticeably larger...

Yellow-backed Duiker
2007-07-16 16:47:42

The Yellow-backed Duiker (Cephalophus silvicultor), is an antelope found in central and western Africa. Yellow-backed Duikers grow to 4.8 feet in length and 30 inches high at the shoulder. They weigh around 130 pounds. Their coat is dark brown to black, with a yellow stripe above their hindquarters. They live in dense and open rainforest, where they eat seeds, fruits, grasses, fungi, and...

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