For what it's worth, the Champlain Islands/St. Albans circle recorded a
Yellow Warbler on their Dec 20, 1992 Christmas Bird Count. I doubt if there
is any other documentation.
>Date: Tue, 3 Nov 2009 18:13:09 -0500
>From: Walter Ellison <[log in to unmask]>
>Subject: Re: Images of Yellow Warbler
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>No problem with this being a Yellow Warbler - the yellow eye-ring, pale
>tarsi, bright yellow underparts, and the relatively broad yellow edges
>in the coverts settle that. I don't think this is a female, it looks
>>more like an immature male to me. For what it's worth my two latest
>Yellow Warbler observations for Vermont (pre-e-bird era) were an
>immature female in Burlington on 26 October (1975 I believe) and a a
>bright yellow individual (either adult female or young male) on 1
>November in North Hartland (can't recall the year, it was in the early
>to mid-1980s). So this bird is not as much of an outlier as the late
>date of 19 October in e-bird implies. The record late date for
>Massachusetts is from early December (1 December in Veit & Petersen, but
>I think there have been later ones recently).
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>Peter Manship wrote:
>> I have posted two images of the female Yellow Warbler on my blog . I
>> received and email suggesting that it could be a Orange-crowned Warbler,
>> would welcome any input about the ID of this late season warbler.
>> on or off Vtbirds
>> Here is the link: http://beautifulflyingobjects.blogspot.com/
>> Good Birding
>> Peter Manship
>> Ludlow Vt