[CT Birds] Townsend's Warbler Pictures and Information

Kathy Van Der Aue kathyvda at gmail.com
Sat Sep 23 21:26:13 EDT 2017


I'm so glad you and the team had the presence of mind to take feathers for
DNA studies, Aaron.  That should tell the tale.  Very exciting!


Kathy Van Der Aue
Southport, Connecticut
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On Sat, Sep 23, 2017 at 2:00 PM, Aaron Bourque via CTBirds <
ctbirds at lists.ctbirding.org> wrote:

> Here is the ebird list with pictures and description of ID:
> http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S39346185
>
> Pictures reveal a deep orange-yellow wash on the underside, unlike just
> white in a hatch year BTNW. If anyone is heading to Pomfret, we released
> the bird near the stone wall on Needles Eye Road which is down the road
> from the Center. The Airline Trail goes right towards where it flew into
> the woods. Also I don't really want to throw this into the mix... but could
> it possibly be a BTNW X TOWA hybrid? This could prove to be very
> challenging since this is a young bird that lacks perfect plumage. Thank
> you, Aaron Bourque
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