The Cornell Lab Bird Academy Discussion Groups Bird Identification Some Kind of Warbler? Shot in Prospect Park, Brooklyn, NY, 9/1/2020

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    • Bob
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      BeeSea
      I took these shots in the "Vale of Cashmere" section of Prospect Park in Brooklyn, NY.  I'm almost certain that this is some kind of migratory bird; I think some kind of Warbler.  I looked through the warblers listed in All About Birds and my old (1980) Peterson Guide and can't determine what kind of bird this is. Maybe not a Warbler after all? Can anyone help me with this?  I'm pretty much a beginner at birding and I know that Warblers are not the easiest to identify. Thanks for any help on this! -Bob IMGP2814 IMGP2813IMGP2815
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    • Irene
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      eyesee27birds
      Looking at the top profile photo; the bill seems a bit longer and more pointed than a Yellow Throat. I lean toward Nashville Warbler.
    • Frankie
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      FrankieBird
      The most likely are a common yellowthroat (Female) and Nashville Warbler (Female), but a female Kentucky warbler is also an option. My best guess is a Nashville Warbler
      • Bob
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        BeeSea
        Thanks, Frankie, for your response.  I also got response from Lee Ann van Leer (Bird Academy Project Assistant, who often responds in these discussion groups) in a private email to me about a technical issue I was having on the website.  In that email she also gave her opinion on this.  She thought it was most likely a female Common Yellowthroat. After checking Birds of the World, I've ruled out the Kentucky Warbler.  As far as Common Yellowthroat and Nashville Warbler go, it looks to me like it could be either.  In the case of the Nashville Warbler, it looks like it could even be a male - both sexes look very similar to me. So far I can't decide.
      • Owen
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        Owen Stainken
        I think your definitely right!
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