Birds of North Carolina:
their Distribution and Abundance
MacGillivray's Warbler - Geothlypis tolmiei
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General Comments Accidental/casual. There are three accepted records, with two of them found near Lake Mattamuskeet (Hyde), separated by about 9 years and 10 miles. One freshly road-killed individual was found on 6 Nov 1998*; the specimen is preserved at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences [Chat 65:108-112 link], [Chat 65:85 link]. The second bird was found on the Lake Mattamuskeet CBC on 29 Dec 2007, and was relocated by several observers and photographed on 1 Jan 2008* [Chat 73:2 link]. The third was a sight record in Manteo, (Dare), on 11-12 Oct 2012* [Chat 77:6-10 link], [Chat 77:33 link].
Breeding Status Nonbreeder
NC BRC List Definitive
Coastal Plain Three records (see above).
Piedmont No records.
Mountains No records.
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Attribution LeGrand[2013-06-12], LeGrand[2013-05-25], LeGrand[2012-10-03]
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