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#1 guy_incognito

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Posted 22 May 2012 - 05:36 PM

Staying in Louisville for a couple days, and spent the morning at Cherokee park. Not as many birds as hoping for, but got these two warblers as lifers for confirmation. My IDs are in the spoiler below.

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Posted 22 May 2012 - 05:41 PM

For sure on both. Very nice birds and nice shots, congratulations!

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Posted 22 May 2012 - 05:45 PM

Thanks Limpkin. I actually saw a few of each of these species. They sure were tough to photograph, though. Finally got lucky with that last female Canada.

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Posted 22 May 2012 - 06:34 PM

Arg!!! Someone else finds a Yellow-throated Warbler! :angry:

lol, I agree with your ids. :D

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Posted 22 May 2012 - 06:40 PM

Very nice birds and nice shots, congratulations!


Indeed! Great shots. Congrats.

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Posted 22 May 2012 - 07:11 PM

I agree! I saw my first Kentucky Warbler in Kentucky. :D

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Posted 22 May 2012 - 07:59 PM

i have never seen a yellow throated warbler it is 2 on my most wanted. congrats on both

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Posted 22 May 2012 - 08:47 PM

Thanks all. It looks like I found JimBob's #1 and Parula's #2 most wanted.

Both Canada and Yellow-throated were high on my list of wanted warblers. Nice to get two new warblers when I only saw four warblers for the day (one Magnolia and one American Redstart also seen).

I really want a Kentucky, but it looks like it won't be in Kentucky. Maybe I'll have to go to Canada to see the Kentucky.

Latest lifers: Gray-crowned Rosy-Finch, 295 in Costa Rica!, Black Scoter, Sinaloa Wren, Nutting's Flycatcher, Virginia's Warbler, Black-headed Gull, Red-throated Pipit

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