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Which Fall Upstate New York Species? (1 Viewer)

CurtMorgan

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I saw this bird this morning on my property, but unfortunately it was out of focus. Do know which it is? Can you tell me how you came to that conclusion?
 

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tom baxter

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Scarlet Tanager, the bill is enough to be sure it is not a warbler, conical shaped not thin and long like a warbler. The bill is orangish yellow, the tail is notched and dark below, yellow overall = Scarlet Tanager.
 
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