|Common Name||Chestnut-Sided Warbler|
|Scientific Name||Dendroica pensylvanica|
|Type of Report||Out-of-Season|
|Date of Observation||03/27/2018|
|Reporting Observer's Name||Thomas Simmons|
|Mailing Address||2320 Popple Dungeon Rd|
Chester, VT 05143
|Names & Emails of Other Contributing Observers|
|Latitude of Observation||-72.6476887|
|Longitude of Observation||43.2404709|
|Place Name||Dungeon Dragon Farm|
|Vermont eBird Checklist URL||ebird.org|
|Time of Day||11:00 AM|
|Length of Time Observed||2 minutes|
|Maximum Estimated Distance from Bird (in feet)||10 feet|
|Minimum Estimated Distance from Bird (in feet)||10 feet|
|Noteworthy Weather Conditions|
|Optical Equipment Used for Observation|
Naked eyes, at feeder outside window on back deck through picture window
|Observer’s Previous Acquaintance With This or Similar Species|
Multiple observation of Warblers (Myrtle/Yellow-Rumped) and Common Yellowthroat at this location in April 2017.
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|Description of Habitat|
Bird sighted at feeder on back deck of house, although no feeding observed. Small home surrounded by open field, 1/4 acre pond (100 feet to the north), hillside/sugarbush 75 feet to west, and dirt road, stream and hundreds of acres of undisturbed woodland to east.
Unconcerned with young red squirrel on deck 2 feet below feeder; appeared to be looking for food, but uninterested in feeder (sunflower/millet/safflower food mix)
|Description of Vocalizations|
|Verbal Narrative & Description of Observation|
yellow-green back, crown and underside, grey neck, was 'extending' neck as it looked around
|Relative Size & Shape|
yellow-green back, crown and wingbars, grey neck.
|Feet & Bill|
short, grey bill. Feet unobserved.
grey neck merging with yellow-green back
|Lower Back & Rump|
white, black, yellow-green wing bars
|Breast, Belly, Flanks, Under Tail Coverts|
|IMPORTANT: What similar species were eliminated when making the identification and how was this bird different?|
Myrtle Warbler, which is common throughout spring and summer here. Crown and back color differentiated from Myrtle.
|Other Notes & Comments|
|This report was written from notes taken:||During the Observation|