Documentation of Townsend's Warbler

Observer Information

Reporter:  Ellie Brown  13362 W. Layton Ave,   Morrison, CO  80465
Other Observers:  8 to 10 each day, more experienced than I

Species, Date, Time and Location Information

Species:  Townsend's Warbler
First Date/Time:  10/23/2019 1:00:00 PM
Last Date/Time:  10/25/2019 1:30:00 PM
Duration (total time in view):  90 minutes
County:  Jefferson
Specific Location:  Golden
Number:  3
Age:  Adult
Sex:  Female
Plumage:  Non-breeding


Urban Coniferous

Viewing Conditions

Optics:  Binocs, Nikon P900 camera
Distance:  .125 mi
Light:  Overcast to partly sunny, sun shining easterly direction, mid afternoon

Description of the Bird

Small, light yellow, distintive dark cheek patch, white wing bars, greyish brown cap, white underbelly. Wings shorter than tail, short bill, light grey streakings on sides under wings

Similar Species Discussion

Magnolia Warbler, Yellow Warbler, most distinct to me in the yellow under the tail. olive auriculars-patch and yellow face and breast. Also input of fellow birders

Resources Used

Sibley’s Guide to Birds, Birds of North America, Sibley’s iphone app, Audubon phone ap

Previous Experience

None in late fall such as this. Have identifies Yellow Warbers, Orange-crowned, and Wilson’s. Have seen them up close at bired-bandingt station at Barr Lake


Review of photos

Materials Available

Photographer: Ellie Brown

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Date Documentation Submitted

10/28/2019 5:56:00 PM

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