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Magnolia Warbler Female

Dendroica magnolia


Warbler type bird in my back yard in Chattanooga, TN. The last picture is of I am guessing her mate, but extremely camera shy so that was the best picture I could get. He had very distinctive yellow markings on this shoulders and tail.


My backyard :)


1Sarah2 12 years ago

You're welcome. Of course, Liam was kind enough to make the original ID.

Darwin26 12 years ago

Thank you Sarah,
Myrtle, Audubons and the Yellow-rumped Warbler are as well under going evolution before our eyes...though genetic deferences play a part here more so than hybridizing - i think that the mentioned Warblers may have evolved via the same route.
Thankfully i only have to deal with the Yellow-rumped/Butterbutt... decifering who's who in areas where they mix would be a fun headache .

1Sarah2 12 years ago

I have updated this spotting with additional ID information. If you have trouble finding such information in the future or in updating your other spottings, please let me know.

kijkej 12 years ago

ooo well isn't that interesting. I wonder what they were doing together. I guess having a girls day out :-p

Liam 12 years ago

The 3rd photo is a female American Redstart. Didn't see that at first.

kijkej 12 years ago

ooo that does look like her. but the 3rd picture does not look like a male magnolia warbler because he has yellow spots on tail and shoulder and a white belly?

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Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA

Spotted on Sep 23, 2011
Submitted on Sep 23, 2011

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