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ChirpChirp
Wappingers Falls, NY

July 29, 2012
6:06 PM

Post #9222978

I saw this today at a marshland area close to the Hudson River, my first thought was Eastern Phoebe due to the black bill, but the prominent wing bars made me question this ID. Any help to confirm what it is gratefully received.

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flatpickit
Charleston, SC

July 29, 2012
6:36 PM

Post #9223027

Perhaps a juvenile Eastern Phoebe. That would explain the wing bars.

Resin

Resin
Northumberland
United Kingdom
(Zone 9a)

July 30, 2012
9:23 AM

Post #9223582

Ditto!

Resin
ChirpChirp
Wappingers Falls, NY

July 30, 2012
4:57 PM

Post #9224056

Thank you both. Makes sense from the behaviour of the bird I observed.

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