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Townsend's Warbler - February 18, 2012

Townsend's Warbler (and Pine Warbler) at Carlisle, Cumberland County, PA
Pennsylvania's fourth Townsend's Warbler appeared at a home outside of Carlisle around 1 January, and remained present for several weeks. The homeowner Andy Green (a very gracious and engaging host) reported to me on my 2/18 visit that he estimated over 200 birders had stopped by in the intervening weeks. Wow! The day I was there started off cold and cloudy but quickly became mild and sunny, and the bird was quite accommodating all the while, visitng a suet feeder about once every 15 minutes all morning.

Canon 1DMkIV, 500mm f/4L + 2x TC III, 1/1600 sec. at f/11 (manual), ISO 800, tripod

Canon 1DMkIV, 500mm f/4L + 2x TC III, 1/250 sec. at f/8 (manual), ISO 1250, tripod

Mr. Green also had a Pine Warbler visiting his feeders over the same time, and while this bird did not appear as frequently, it was even more accommodating when it did...

Canon 1DMkIV, 500mm f/4L + 1.4x TC III, 1/2000 sec. at f/5.6 (manual), ISO 1250, tripod

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