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ID Please - Dominican Republic

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Old Saturday 16th January 2016, 02:05   #1
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ID Please - Dominican Republic

Hi all.
I am currently on holiday in Puerta Plata, Dominican Republic. I've managed to ID quite a few birds around the hotel grounds but I'm struggling a bit with this one. It's predominantly yellow in colour and is roughly house sparrow sized. It's bill is more warbler like than anything. I have seen them a couple of times in a small wooded area at the edge of some scrubland beside the hotel. Apologies for the poor picture (taken on phone). I am without binoculars or decent camera. Thanks. James.
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Old Saturday 16th January 2016, 13:20   #2
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Three guesses in order of likelihood: Yellow Warbler, Hooded Warbler, Antillean Euphonia juvenile

The first and second has medium size tail, the last one very short (and usually would not be found that low). The second one has conspicuous white tail sides. You could also go to xeno canto and listen to the calls of each of these, that would help.

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Edit: I could not see enough from the picture, it is possible others can.
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Thanks Niels. I've looked online at each of those three and I think yellow warbler is it. I'll hopefully see them again to confirm!
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