May 21st, 2008, 12:05 AM
Sorry I don't have a picture, not nearly quick enough. Saw a warbler sized bird with sharp, thin black bill, completely black head with black running down back. Underparts light colored and small white patches on the wing. Was hopping from branch to branch seemingly catching insects. I'm thinking its a warbler but couldn't find anything similar in my guide. Seen in Perrysburg ohio this week. Bill Quinlan
May 25th, 2008, 02:42 PM
How about a Gnatcatcher? Do you get Black-Tailed in Ohio? Doesn't quite fit the description but it's as close as I can get.
May 27th, 2008, 01:35 AM
Hi Bill, Black-and-White Warbler?
scroll down to see a photo in our warbler guide:
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May 29th, 2008, 10:38 PM
I'm being to doubt my eyesite though I was only feet from this bird. I don't think it either a gnatcatcher (not even sure we have them around here) and pretty sure not a black and white warbler. Its head was totally black as was the bill and down the back. The only white was small patches on teh wing. I'v elooked at many pictures and haven't seen anything yet. I'm going to start carrying a camera everywhere! Bill Q
May 30th, 2008, 03:48 AM
perhaps a male american redstart and wing flashes looked white instead of orange in bright sun?