Yellow-breasted Chat (Icteria virens)

Yellow-breasted Chat (Icteria virens) at the entrance of the Laguna Niguel Regional Park, California, United States. Not baited. Not called in.

Yellow-breasted Chat (Icteria virens) at the entrance of the Laguna Niguel Regional Park, California, United States. Not baited. Not called in.

The Yellow-breasted Chat (Icteria virens) is a large warbler breeding in North America. When I spotted it for the first time at the Laguna Niguel Regional Park, its size reminded more of a tanager or an oriole. Indeed, it is about 20cm.

Jonathan