Crescent-chested Warbler (Oreothlypis superciliosa), West Turkey Creek - Chiricahua Mountains, Cochise County
This Crescent-chested Warbler was
first found by Dylan Radin on 27 April 2020 (with
multiple individuals reported after this) and
photographed by Gary Rosenberg on 28 April, by Brian Johnson
and Tom Lindner on 29 April, by Bryan Patrick
on 30 April, and by Caleb Strand on 3 May 2020.
Up to five individuals have been reported from this location this year; these photos document at least two individuals. The photo by Bryan Patrick shows a wing-fluttering display given by the singing male.
This species is a casual visitor from Mexican montane forest, with 15 prior records in the state, all but one from southeast Arizona.
Prominent white supercilium, yellow throat and
breast, white semi-circle under eye, and a small but
distinct dark chestnut crescent at the lower edge of the
28 April 2020, photo by Gary Rosenberg
29 April 2020, photo by Brian Johnson
29 April 2020, photo by Tom Lindner
30 April 2020, photo by Bryan Patrick
03 May 2020, photo by Caleb Strand
All photos are copyrighted© by photographer
Submitted on 29 April 2020