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This is from Brennan Mulrooney, sent through Mark Hedden's email.


Birding Indigenous Park this evening with Mark Hedden, I came upon a tree
with three large vireos foraging in it. One was a Red-eyed, one was a
Black-whiskered, and the third was distinctly different. It was the same size
and overall pattern as the other two, but it was distinctly yellower. It had
fairly bright yellow from the undertail coverts up through the flanks and the
sides of the breast and a little bit washed through the auriculars. The
belly, breast and throat were white. It had the head pattern of the Red-eyed,
but less distinct. The bill seemed a bit longer and was disctinctly pale,
especially the (lower) mandible, almost pinkish. It was certainly larger
bodied and billed than a Philly, and a Philly would be brightest yellow on
the throat/upper breast where this bird was white. The back color was also
yellower than the adjacent REVI. It was bigger than a Warbling Vireo with a
more distinctive/different facial pattern.
Since I was the only person to get on this bird, Mark never got a good look,
it is still painfully "unconfirmed". Hopefully some other birders will be
there tomorrow looking for it.
Other birds of interest were, Cerulean (imm fem) and Blackburnian warblers
and Smooth-billed Ani.
The vireos and warblers were just before the pond, kind of in the back right
corner of the park, the Ani was on the back side of the pond.
Brennan Mulrooney

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