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Inastrangeland

Narrowed down to two, I think

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Hi everyone,

      Taken in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada today.  I figure this is either a bay-breasted or chestnut-sided warbler.  Pictures are of the same bird.  Any help is appreciated.  Thanks in advance.  Mike

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9 minutes ago, Inastrangeland said:

Can I ask what you see in these pictures that differentiates it from a Chestnut-sided?

Chestnut-sided Warblers, as their name implies, have very limited chestnut color on the flanks. Bay-breasted, on the other hand, additionally have brownish throats, breasts, and crowns.

Also note gray back, separated wingbars, and buffy undertail coverts.

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