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Blackpoll Warbler 6/2021


Posted by ADKShooter on Fri Jun 18, 2021 6:10 am

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Nikon D850, Nikon 500mm F5.6 pf
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This is a quick turnaround from yesterdays post of the same bird. I'll be away for Father's Day weekend with my son and family in Boston.

Although the Blackpoll Warbler is found in spruce tree habitat on it's nesting grounds,  in this case he landed in one of the small deciduous trees that grew among the pines. I'm including this one as it clearly shows the whole bird, including it's yellow/orange legs.  To my eye the Blackpoll looks like a combination of a Black and White Warbler and a Black Capped Chickadee. The few times I've encountered a Blackpoll, for a moment I'm not sure what I'm looking at due to the similarities but the feet are an instant ID.

Happy Father's Day to all the Dads out there.

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by Carol Clarke on Fri Jun 18, 2021 10:03 am
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An almost reflective pose you caught this time, Warren. Another beauty in your collection.

Enjoy your weekend!

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by david fletcher on Fri Jun 18, 2021 12:35 pm
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Impressive knowledge and capture Warren. Good opportunity taken. Enjoy your Sunday.
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by Tusar Bhowmik on Fri Jun 18, 2021 2:31 pm
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Very nice shot of a lovely warbler.
 

by paul fletcher on Fri Jun 18, 2021 10:02 pm
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Another excellent Blackpoll image! Have a safe trip to Boston.
 

by Cynthia Crawford on Sat Jun 19, 2021 7:13 pm
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Nice view of the Blackpoll, Warren. I like it's rather pensive look and the nice surrounds. I like your little stories too. We get them very occasionally here, mostly in migration. I agree with your description!
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by himadri roy on Sun Jun 20, 2021 9:30 am
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Lovely Warbler in natural habitat , fantastic image.
 

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