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Illinois Sept 2020 (1 Viewer)

Please help me confirm these ids.

1) Philadelphia Vireo

2) Connecticut Warbler

3) Nashville Warbler

4) House Finch

5) Sharp-shinned Hawk


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It would help if you could post larger photos - it is hard to see details on these.

Larry Sweetland

Formerly 'Larry Wheatland'
I think you're right with 1,3,4. Think 2 certainly isn't Connecticut, prob another Nashville. Pass on the accipiter


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Would you say part of your identification of the hawk is the amount of white in the tail tip?


I tend not to use the tail tip as a reliable clue, given its variability. As others have now chimed in below, I used general shape and head as overall clues.

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