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Hi,

   I saw this guy in Ottawa, Ontario today.  From a distance, seeing him in a bush, I thought Yellow-rumped, clicked a couple pics and moved on.  Looking at the pics, I don't think so.  Yellow-rumped wouldn't have yellow breasts, would they?  So...what is this guy?

   Thanks,

Darryl

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Also, yellow-rumped warblers may not show yellow on their sides in the fall. The only yellow all yellow-rumped warblers (at least the myrtle subspecies) retain in all plumages is on their upper tails coverts, hence the yellow rump. 

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1 hour ago, Avery said:

Also, yellow-rumped warblers may not show yellow on their sides in the fall. The only yellow all yellow-rumped warblers (at least the myrtle subspecies) retain in all plumages is on their upper tails coverts, hence the yellow rump. 

Yellow-rumped Warblers have yellow rumps; their upper-tail coverts are dark and provide useful ageing/sexing feature; these upper-tail coverts are typical of adult males; females and younger birds have smaller dark centers, with imm females often having only a dark shaft streak

 

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