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American yellow warblers ? (1 Viewer)

ugolino

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Dear all,
While reviewing some old photos, I realized that I may have mis-identified a female warbler which now looks to me more like a Wilson's female.
Photo no 1 was taken in Alaska during the summer...I am thinking that the yellow brow and grayish crown are most likely symptoms of it being a female Wilson's... what do you think ?
Photo no 2 was taken in Northern Manitoba in the summer as well. I am sticking with yellow warbler, but is it a young male... or a female ?
Thank you in advance, ugolino
 

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birdmeister

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#1 is Wilson's Warbler, I'm pretty sure.

#2 is undoubtedly (American) Yellow Warbler, seems bright but I'm not sure if adult female can be ruled out.
 
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ugolino

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Thank you both.
I have found another photo of the same Canadian bird, seen from the side, which I attach. I think the yellow warbler id sticks. do you agree ?
Remains the issue of male/female... any idea ?
Thank you in advance, ugolino
 

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njlarsen

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That makes it look much more like a yellow warbler. The contrast seemed higher in the previous image

Niels
 
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