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#1 jblakelock

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Posted 23 October 2012 - 05:21 AM

I came across this old unidentified bird photo. It was taken at Joshua Tree back in May of 2008. My best guess is Female Western Tanager. Thanks. Sorry for the photo quality. It was pretty dark and I had to lighten it.


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Posted 23 October 2012 - 05:59 AM

The bill looks a little thin and pointed for a tanager, I'm thinking it looks more like a female Bullock's Oriole.

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Posted 23 October 2012 - 11:34 AM

i agree

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Posted 23 October 2012 - 11:58 AM

that was my thought, too.

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Posted 23 October 2012 - 12:31 PM

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Posted 23 October 2012 - 04:59 PM

Ok. Great . Thanks for the help everyone. It's a new old bird for me.
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Posted 23 October 2012 - 08:04 PM

fifthed ;)

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