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#1 ehendr

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Posted 12 June 2012 - 04:48 AM

Taken over the weekend in Water Valley, MS. Is this bird an Eastern Phoebe? I lightened up the pic because there was too much back light when the pic was taken.

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Posted 12 June 2012 - 04:53 AM

I'd say a Great Crested Flycatcher

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#3 ehendr

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Posted 12 June 2012 - 04:54 AM

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Posted 12 June 2012 - 12:34 PM

I agree, Great Crested Flycatcher.

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Posted 12 June 2012 - 03:24 PM

Yep, GCF. An Eastern Phoebe wouldn't show that extensive, bright yellow on the belly and chest and wouldn't have such a large bill and pronounced crown.

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Posted 12 June 2012 - 03:33 PM

Thanks to each of you for your help. I was vacationing & now I get to add a new "lifer."




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