Tuesday, May 21, 2019
In the first two photos, the male Baltimore Oriole is on the left and the female on the right. The third photo is just of the male. The last four photos show the female Baltimore Oriole.
We can ID this warbler as a breeding male Cape May Warbler as follows:
- Yellow underparts with black streaks that converge at throat.
- Face has rufous patch at eye, dark eyestripe and yellow eyebrow.
- Undertail pattern is that of a Cape May Warbler.
- Undertail coverts are yellowish near belly and white near tail.
- Bright yellow throat.
- The little we can see of the nape is yellow.
- Prominent white wingbar.
The Cape May Warbler is a new species to our Photographic Life List,which now stands at