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Lots of stuff - possible lifer - Wilson's warbler?; Gadwall & Green-winged teal? - South Florida (1 Viewer)


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OK - I think I may have guessed out some of these IDs, but want to be sure - most of these are species I don't see too often, and most of these are females which are a little harder for me to ID - plus one bird that was ID'd in the field by another photographer would be a lifer for me - but I wanted to make sure that ID was correct!

1. First, here's the bird that was ID'd as Wilson's warbler - this would not be a common bird down here at all...and this one is a little more difficult because it's a likely female or juvie, without the black cap:

2. Next is another female - this time a duck. I was finding dozens of blue winged teals in this spot, but there were two females that looked slightly different - I guessed these might be green winged teals:


3. Finally, I think both of these next shots may be gadwalls. I'm not as familiar with them, having only seen them once before - the one I saw last time was a male - and it seemed close to the darker first duck here, while the second had a similar chest pattern but lighter overall, so female?


Many thanks to all who can help confirm the above, or correct me if wrong. It's nearly midnight here Florida time, so I may only be online another few minutes - if I don't reply back to any IDs right away, it's probably because I went to bed!
Many thanks to both. That's good news - mainly for that Wilson's warbler which is s first sighting for me. Always love to add new lifers to the list, and it gets harder and harder after 18 years of birding down here.
And on the ducks, those are only my second gadwalls, and the green winged teals I've seen a dozen or so times, but can go 2-3 years between sightings...so all in all, a good day.
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