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1 hour ago, Charlie Spencer said:

Something about this bird doesn't feel like Pine to me, although I can't say what.

Everything about it doesn't feel like a Pine except the bill and plain back/shoulders.  The greener yellow color, the small head, and  @chipperatlmakes a good point - the tail's too short.  I think it's got to be a strange Blackpoll...

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16 minutes ago, The Bird Nuts said:

Everything about it doesn't feel like a Pine except the bill and plain back/shoulders.  The greener yellow color, the small head, and  @chipperatlmakes a good point - the tail's too short.  I think it's got to be a strange Blackpoll...

I would agree - I can't make this thing into a Pine warbler.

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On 9/30/2022 at 5:49 PM, Avery said:

Pine Warbler with that bill

Just wanted to add that I looked through photos, and Blackpoll does have a pretty chunky bill as well. The back streaking (we can just barely see one streak if you zoom in) could be a ruffle in the feathers. One of the photos on the Audubon app has a PIWA that appears to have streaks on it back. 
 

Overall, I agree that coloration and feel points to Blackpoll. Pine can have yellow feet as well… but I’ve never seen a Pine that was that green. I’m going to go back on my original ID and join team Blackpoll here, even though they aren’t on the ground as often. 

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38 minutes ago, Kevin said:

I guess we are just going to ignore that this bird has no streaking on it's back?

I still say it is a Pine Warbler. 

It does, just not that obvious at this angle. The shade of yellow is more greenish than what I'd expect on a Pine Warbler, and something about the eyering and GISS is screaming Blackpoll at me. Also, Blackpoll is twice as likely at this location, and generally a more common migrant than Pine from my experience in the state.

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