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Since Nashvilles of all ages/sexes have yellow undertail coverts, there is one other possibility for the ID of the bird you saw with an eye ring and white undertail coverts, namely an imm. F Magnolia.  See Sibley, p. 485.

The key question is: did the bird have wing bars (Magnolia) or not (Nashville)?

Bob Yunick
Schenectady, NY
 
 
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I think your call was correct - probably a fall female or immature.

Fred
Pratt

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September 18, 2015 4:43:08 PM
Subject: [VTBIRD] Nashville Warbler question

A
smattering of warblers at Emerald Lake State Park in East Dorset  today were
feeding in the berry bushes west of the parking lot.  I identified one as a
Nashville Warbler.  I had close up views of it's white undertail/belly.
 However, Sibley's and two other references  show bright yellow from breast to
undertail.  Perhaps the fall Nashville or first year bird has the white?  Other
markings were the grey head, white eye ring and bright yellow breast.Comments
are welcome!   Martha Pfeiffer , Dorset