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Tennessee Warbler?

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I saw this bird in Oaxaca, Mexico about a week ago.  I had seen a Warbling Vireo fly into this tree with binos, then switched to camera to get a photo of the bird.  This is one of those photos.  The funny part is I was 100% sure what I saw with the binos was a Warbling Vireo and initially thought this was the same bird.  But the more I look at it, the more I think the bird I got photos of is a Tennessee Warbler.  Any thoughts!

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Looks like a Tennessee,  vireos have a really small hook on the ends of their beaks. But I'd wait for some more input from more experienced members here.

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Hmm...I was leaning toward Blue-headed Vireo. I'm not sure that younger birds always have a hook on the bill. Some other angles might help here. But wait for more input.

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With that combination of the lack of pale wingbars, narrow white supercilium, and small, dark bill, this is 100% a Greenish Elaenia. Tennessee Warblers would have longer, pointier bills and a longer supercilium/eyeline. Warbling Vireos would have a broader supercilium.

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