butter-butt http://www.nhm.org/nature/taxonomy/term/78/all en Thanksgiving for the Butter-butt (but not the Butterballs)! http://www.nhm.org/nature/blog/thanksgiving-butter-butt-not-butterballs <div>Hold your horses...give me a moment to clarify this title, I'm talking about birds here! When I say "butter-butt" I'm actually referring to a small grey songbird that has a bright yellow <span>patch on its derri</span><span><span>èr</span>e (</span>yes, this really is what dorky birders like myself call this bird when we're out birding). In particular, I'm talking about the below pictured butter-butt, that narrowly escaped death <span>— </span>hence the giving of thanks. In contrast, all those Butterball turkeys won't be giving much thanks. </div><p><a href="http://www.nhm.org/nature/blog/thanksgiving-butter-butt-not-butterballs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.nhm.org/nature/blog/thanksgiving-butter-butt-not-butterballs#comments Audubon's Warbler bird strikes butter-butt Butterball turkey Kimball Garrett Setophaga coronata thanksgiving window strikes Yellow-rumped Warbler Blog Wed, 21 Nov 2012 07:44:00 +0000 Lila Higgins 711 at http://www.nhm.org/nature