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Some Florida warblers/vireo IDs needed (1 Viewer)


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It's that time of year again with migration and early winter arrivals, and the small birds in various stages of non-breeding, first fall, and juvenile colorations which makes it difficult for me to ID some of them, especially if it was not a great photo to help ID it. So any help would be much appreciated!
All taken in South Florida, east coast, Boynton Beach, within the last 2 weeks or so:

1. I've got two shots of this guy, but his face is blocked...the orange-ish bill is what's throwing me off as on first glimpse I thought pine warbler with the wing bars, but then saw the body color more buff and the orange bill:

A little peek at the eye and face, off focus:

2. This one I am suspecting red-eyed vireo, but hopefully can get a confirm:



3. I also thought pine warbler on this guy...but now suspecting that might not be right:


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I’m thinking Tennessee Warbler for 2. and possibly Yellow-rumped Warbler for 3?, my jury is still out for image 1....



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Western Tanager looks good for 1, although Scarlet can sometimes show wingbars. Need to see the back to be sure. Western Tanager is rare but regular in Florida. Agree with Tennessee Warbler and Pine Warbler for others.



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OK - interesting on the western tanager - if that's what it is, it's a first for me. We do see occasional summer tanagers in this spot, though rarely the full colored males. A western would be a very cool check off on my list.

Thank you on the Tennessee - that's not as common a sighting for me, so not one I naturally think of...I tried to think of a bunch of other possibilities, but never thought about Tennessee.

I'm feeling better on my pine warbler ID for #3, with some backing for that id here.

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