8-B-2019 Canada Warbler

STATUS
Accepted
DATE VOTING COMPLETED
1ST ROUND
7-0
HOW MANY OBSERVED?
one
DATE SIGHTING OCCURRED
DATE REPORT PREPARED
REPORTER
Steve jones
OTHER OBSERVERS
none
LOCALITY OF OBSERVATION
Market Lake WMA
HABITAT WHERE THE BIRD WAS OBSERVED
West windrow in Russian Olives.
SIGHTING DURATION, CONDITIONS, and EQUIPMENT USED
Clear morning at 0735 and used Canon 70 mark 2.
DID YOU TAKE NOTES?
No, not at all
DID YOU CONSULT A FIELD GUIDE OR OTHER REFERENCE WORK?
Yes, later the same day
Yes, another day after the observation
WHICH GUIDE(S) OR REFERENCE(S): DID YOU CONSULT?
Sibley’s
DESCRIPTION OF THE BIRD(s)
See photograph
BEHAVIOR OF THE BIRD(s)
Quietly foraging in windrow.
HOW AND WHEN DID YOU POSITIVELY IDENTIFY THE BIRD, AND WHAT CLINCHED THE IDENTIFICATION FOR YOU?
Unbroken necklace on breast, yellow in half eye-ring, no wing bars
HOW DID YOU ELIMINATE SIMILAR SPECIES? WHAT WERE THEY?
N/a
WHAT IS YOUR EXPERIENCE WITH THIS (AND SIMILAR) SPECIES?
Birding in Minnesota
DESCRIBE YOUR GENERAL BIRDING EXPERIENCE
I was an employed wildlife biologist for 23 years.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION (If any)
N/a
WERE PHOTO(S), VIDEO, AND/OR AUDIO OBTAINED FROM THIS SIGHTING?
Photo
SUPPORTING IMAGES

FIRST ROUND VOTING:

Cliff Weisse
Accept

Photo is of a Canada Warbler

Shirley Sturts
Accept

Photo is diagnostic

Dave Trochlell
Accept

The photo provides undeniable proof that this was a Canada Warbler.

Darren Clark
Accept

Photograph is diagnostic.

Doug Ward
Accept

Poor report accompanied by an excellent diagnostic photo.

Carl Lundblad
Accept

Wow, yes

Jay Carlisle
Accept

Not much description but diagnostic photo of a young female