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Old June 12th, 2011, 06:16 PM
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A few more warblers...

This little American redstart sings his heart out like a male, but looks like a female. I keep thinking it's a young bird, but every year the same male (or one with the same colors) shows up singing. A normal adult male will have a dark red-orange where this one has yellow-orange patches.

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An unusual visitor in that normally they're way up in the tops of the oaks or hiding in the dark pockets near the tops of the spruce and hemlock--a bay-breasted warbler being very obliging by sitting on top of the fence while I was in the blind.

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And a second shot of the same bay-breasted male after it flitted back up higher into a nearby oak.

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