Maybe this is one of those photos with which you can see a girl's face,
turn your head, look back and see a raccoon. Having read all the
responses, I must respectfully disagree with everyone except Ms. Swann.
It seems to me that this is Swainson's warbler, as she originally
postulated. She stated that the bird had a black eyeline, and there it
is, the most prominent feature of the photograph. Ovenbird eliminated
immediately. The crown, which she said was brown, not striped or
orange, is seen only as a thin sliver at the extreme left, due to the
cant of the bird's head. If the eye isn't in that black line, where is
it? Note also the laser-straight bill, unlike ovenbird's decurved unit.
As with everything I say or do, "I could be wrong". Good birding guys,
Waynesboro - currently on Dauphin Island, where it's been raining too hard to bird.
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