Western yellow wagtail

With more than 10,000 living species around the world, birds are one of the most beautiful creatures of mother nature enthralling minds and soothing souls. Their amazingly colourful feathers capture the attention of every bird lover. Birds are widely spread across the globe with varied habitats, behaviour, feeding habits etc..Birds are found in a variety of colors but here is a list that explains about top ten types of majestic yellow birds in the world.

Types Of Yellow Birds

1.American goldfinch

The American goldfinch is a beautiful little Finch possessing a small head, long wings and a short notched tail. Males are bright yellow with black forehead and wings while females are dull yellow below and olive above with two distinct wing bars. Also, they are commonly found in weedy fields, cultivated areas, roadsides, orchards, and backyards. It is also popular as one of the amazing birds of Iowa. Moreover, the American goldfinch is one of the smallest birds in the world gathering in large flocks while feeding and migrating.

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American Goldfinch
American Goldfinch

2.American yellow warbler

American yellow warbler is one of the most widely spread American wood-warblers. It is a small passerine bird with a bright yellow body, slight greenish tinge, and greenish yellow tails. Also, Males have reddish streaks from head to down their breasts, and bellies. However, females are also yellow, but not as bright as males. Also, it is a New World Warbler species widespread across most of North America. American yellow warbler forages restlessly with quick hops along small branches and tweaks to feed on caterpillars and other insects.

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American yellow warbler
American yellow warbler

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3.Western yellow wagtail

The Western Yellow Wagtail is a majestic and small passerine bird species inhabiting favouring wet meadows, marshland, grassy and muddy lakeshores. It is interesting to note that Western yellow wagtail forms large night-time roosts in trees and tall grass in swamps. Also, this gregarious bird species has an extremely large range and is found commonly in Northwest Africa, westernmost Europe, western and northern Alaska and Also Asia. Also, it is a migratory bird species that prefer to spend their winters in the warm regions of Southeast Asia and Africa.

Western yellow wagtail
Western yellow wagtail

4.Eurasian gold Oriole

Eurasian gold Orioles are small shy song Birds with distinctive features. Males are golden yellow in colour with black wings and yellow-tipped coverts. While females are almost greenish with a yellowish-white belly. It is interesting to know that it is very difficult to spot these birds in the canopy due to their secretive habits. Also, they are widely spread across Western Europe, Scandinavian, China and live in a variety of habitats ranging from open broadleaf forest and plantation, copses, riverine forest, Orchards, large gardens, to mixed coniferous forests.

Eurasian gold Oriole
Eurasian gold Oriole

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5.Cape weaver

Cape Weaver is an amazing stocky long Bird with streaked olive-brown upper parts and a long pointed conical bill. Cape weavers are particularly endemic to Africa and are a commonly occurring bird species in grassland, agricultural and fynbos habitats, often near rivers. Also, it feeds on a variety of seeds, grains and insects. It is interesting to note that Cape Weavers have perfect skin of nest weaving. In fact, it naturally comes by birth (instant behaviour or inherited). Moreover, they move around in flocks often mixing with other bird species and can travel upto 20 km to collect food and other nest material.

Cape weaver
Cape weaver

6.Black-crested bulbul

Black-crested Bulbul is a majestic bird species widely spread across the Indian subcontinent and southeast Asia. It is a greenish-yellow bulbul with a dark head and crest and pale eyes giving it an angry or surprised look. Found commonly in forests ranging from lowlands, foothills to sub mountain areas these gregarious bird species are often found in pairs or small groups(seldom forming large groups). Moreover, it is an acid in bird species of the bulbul family and sings melodiously to attract attention.

Black-crested bulbul
Black-crested bulbul

7.Yellow golden pheasant

The yellow golden pheasant is one of the most popular bird species native to Western and Central China. This colourful bird species has a golden-yellow crest with a light tinge of red at the tip. Also, it is one of the beautiful yellow bird species in the world and also one of the Birds with the longest tails in the world. It is commonly found inhabiting the mountainous and dense forests, Woodlands and sparse undergrowth. It commonly feeds on insects, berries, seeds and other vegetations.

Yellow golden pheasant
Yellow golden pheasant

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8.Golden palm weaver

Found commonly in coastal savannah and scrub, the Golden palm weaver is a gregarious bird species found in eastern Africa. It is also found in Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia and Tanzania. It is a majestic bird species with a bright yellow body combined with tail light brown streaks on its wings. Males have most of the orange head bordered by chestnut brown crescent on breast. Also, it has been commonly found making the nest of thin palm leaves woven into a hollow ball and primarily feeds on seeds, fruits, berries and insects.

Golden palm weaver
Golden palm weaver

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9.Golden parakeet

Also known as Golden Conure, Golden Parakeet is native to the Amazon basin of Northern Brazil and South America. It has bright yellow plumage and green flight feathers. Also, this beautiful bird species has been listed as endangered. Moreover, these are very special types of parrots
that tend to steal the heart of every bird lover and capture everyone’s attention. A golden parakeet is a vocal bird and can produce various types of sweet sounds. Also, these are very intelligent birds found commonly perching in humid forests, specifically tall trees and seasonally flooded forests. It is one of the beautiful types of yellow birds in the world.

Golden parakeet
Golden parakeet

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10.Mexican yellow grosbeak

Mexican yellow grosbeak is a gregarious bird species native to the Pacific slope of Mexico. It is a brilliant yellow bird species with rich Golden yellow plumage and a combination of black and white Color, a short greyish bill and a long tail. It is an easily identifiable bird species and commonly found in semi-open habitats with brush and thickets including semi-open Woodland and scrubland. Also, it is a melancholy Bird that sings a series of sweet and slow whistles. However, it is a non-migratory bird that stays all year round in the range of its natural habitat.

Mexican yellow grosbeak
Mexican yellow grosbeak

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These are the 10 types of yellow birds in the world. Kindly share and do post your comments.

By Amreen Fatima

Amreen fatima is a Nature lover and has taken nature writing hobbyist for years. She also loves feeding and photographing animals of all types.

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