A female-type (possibly first winter) foraging in mangroves.

A female-type (possibly first winter) foraging in mangroves.
Species: Cape May Warbler   Setophaga tigrina
Author: Greg Baker
Tuesday, January 24, 2017
Added to IBC: 4 Sep 2017 - 14:11
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Altitude (m): 
4 meters


Aged as possible first winter due to restricted amounts of yellow in the head and body plumage.

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Greg Baker, IBC1408545. Accessible at hbw.com/ibc/1408545.

Extended version
Greg Baker, IBC1408545. Video of Cape May Warbler Setophaga tigrina at Hotel Melia Lagoon, Cuba. Accessible at hbw.com/ibc/1408545.

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