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Okay now it is more than a fluke! The Orange -crowned  I saw was right after 
looking at a Nashville.   Is it just because both are late migrants.  Or 
birds stick together, everywhere I find Chickadees calling there has been 
warblers with them.  Nancy at Danby, VT

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From: "Fred and Chris Pratt" <[log in to unmask]>
Sent: Friday, October 17, 2014 4:01 PM
To: <[log in to unmask]>
Subject: Re: [VTBIRD] Orange-crowned and Nashville warbler

> Interesting. Twice this fall Team Pipit found late Nashville Warblers and
> twice suspected an Orange-crowned was also present. In both cases, we did
> not see the bird well enough to rule out Tennessee. Also, as you know, 
> some
> Orange-crowneds are devilishly similar to Nashvilles, showing broken 
> rather
> than complete eye circles. On one occasion I concluded that I had probably
> seen two Nashvilles.
>
> Pipit
>
> On Thu, Oct 16, 2014 at 9:34 PM, Chris Rimmer <[log in to unmask]>
> wrote:
>
>> For a second time this month, today I found an Orange-crowned and
>> Nashville warbler foraging together.  They were in second growth scrub
>> behind the Norwich Racquet Club, off Rt. 5 near Fogg's Hardware.  I first
>> saw the Nashville, then the Orange-crowned, and I watched both forage 
>> side
>> by side in the same willow for ~2 minutes. It's likely pure coincidence
>> that the only two Orange-crowneds I've seen this fall were associating
>> closely with Nashvilles, but it has been striking both times.
>>
>> Highlights of birds seen here and around the Coop gardens:
>>
>> Northern Flicker (Yellow-shafted)  1
>> Blue-headed Vireo  1
>> Ruby-crowned Kinglet  2
>> American Robin  8
>> Orange-crowned Warbler  1
>> Nashville Warbler  1
>> Palm Warbler (Yellow)  2
>> Chipping Sparrow  6
>> Song Sparrow  8
>> Lincoln's Sparrow  1
>> White-throated Sparrow  8
>> White-crowned Sparrow  1
>> Pine Siskin  2     calling in flight
>>
>> View this checklist online at http://ebird.org/ebird/view/
>> checklist?subID=S20252635
>>
>> --
>> Chris Rimmer
>> Vermont Center for Ecostudies
>> P.O. Box 420
>> Norwich, VT 05055
>> 802-649-1431 ext. 1
>> www.vtecostudies.org
>>
>