The Bahama Warbler (Dendroica flavescens), a Bahamian endemic, is now recognized as a distinct species from Yellow-throated Warbler, which will retain the name Dendroica dominica. The American Ornithologists Union (AOU) decided that the most recent information about the bird warranted species status. Here is a link to the paper in The Auk that summarizes the most recent findings. A number of participants in the SCSCN Bahamas conference saw and photographed this beautiful warbler on Abaco.
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