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Re: possible black-and-white warbler -- Charlotte
LOUISE . . .
Interesting sighting for mid-February. :-)
There are several winter reports for this species for the South
Carolina Piedmont, but it's certainly uncommon.
>I believe I saw a black-and-white warbler yesterday afternoon while I was
>out walking on Progress Lane at the north edge of Evergreen Nature Preserve.
>It first caught my attention because it was climbing the trunk of a very
>large oak tree like a nuthatch. It continued that behavior moving up and out
>to the lower branches. But it was NOT a nuthatch and, even without my
>binoculars, I could see the definite bold white line over the eye above the
>They are not supposed to be here in the winter. However, one was definitely
>identified during the Charlotte Christmas Count at Ribbonwalk. So apparently
>I've picked up another stray or a very early migrant.
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