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A Blackpoll Warbler?

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Photographed this bird today, in Winnipeg. This is the first time I have seen this bird. It has similar properties to the bay-breasted and pine warblers. My bird book suggests that it has fall colors for the breed.

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Yellow toes, even when the rest of leg is dark.  While this feature does not rule out all other warblers, it makes a great big dent in the possible solution set.  Of course, in breeding condition, the legs are entirely (or nearly so) orange or orangey-yellow, which makes much more than just a dent.  Leg and bill color -- pay attention to it.

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