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#1 msjane

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Posted 28 May 2012 - 12:10 AM

Taken in Central VA today. Attached File  IMG_3246.JPG   198.72KB   92 downloadsAttached File  IMG_3247.JPG   144.07KB   94 downloadsdidn't really get a good photo but ya'll have given me results with worse photos :) All i can say is it was in a tree in an overgrown meadow, and it was brown

#2 Shoveler26

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Posted 28 May 2012 - 12:27 AM

It is eather a Eastern Wood Pewee or maybe a eastern phoebe. Maybe a Willow Flycatcher

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Posted 28 May 2012 - 11:51 PM

Eastern Phoebe for me.
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#4 roundywaves

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Posted 29 May 2012 - 01:27 AM

Did you notice if it was flicking it's tail? That is usually a good indicator of a phoebe.

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Posted 29 May 2012 - 09:29 PM

The wing-bars suggest Eastern Wood-Pewee.

#6 Liam

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Posted 30 May 2012 - 02:48 AM

Hate to disagree with Kryptos, but I see more of an Eastern Wood-pewee than Phoebe as well. :\ Wingbars seem too prominent for phoebe.

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