Yellow-throated warblers are pretty common breeders in the woods north for Cape May, but very rare in Cape May Point. They are also rarely seen in fall. We didn't know that, so we didn't make a big deal about the sighting until we were in the parking lot and were accosted by our birder friends Chris and Gerry about the exact location of the bird. Gerry will have better photos than this (click here to see his gallery), but here are mine:
Yellow-throated warbler - you can see where it gets the name
Another shot of that yellow throat
Here is our friend ready to make a meal of an ant
The Yellow-throated warbler was hanging around with a few Pine warblers:
Both of these species like pine trees, but I have rarely seen them this close before. They are usually way at the top of the trees, but not yesterday. It might have been due to the strong wind that blew all day.