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Bird Identification: CLOSED: Flycatcher and Parula?

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P_Edens
Missouri City, TX
(Zone 9a)

April 30, 2013
1:02 PM

Post #9502953

Shot today in Galveston

1 & 2. Flycatcher - any way to tell which one?
3. Northern Parula?

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DonnaB
Vancleave, MS
(Zone 8b)

April 30, 2013
1:20 PM

Post #9502976

1&2 looks like Eastern Wood Pewee to me
3 is Common Yellow-throat as best as I can tell from the pic
P_Edens
Missouri City, TX
(Zone 9a)

April 30, 2013
2:05 PM

Post #9503047

Oh yes! I think that is correct for both.
I just read Sibley's account of the Eastern Wood-Pewee and most of it fits perfectly - relatively short legs, weak partial eye-ring, dusky vest, no tail flicking, returning to the perch repeatedly.
And I see that the Parula should have wingbars and this bird doesn't. It does look like the Common Yellowthroat!

Thanks so much!

Patti

Resin

Resin
Northumberland
United Kingdom
(Zone 9a)

April 30, 2013
4:10 PM

Post #9503179

DonnaB wrote:1&2 looks like Eastern Wood Pewee to me
3 is Common Yellowthroat as best as I can tell from the pic


Ditto!

Resin
P_Edens
Missouri City, TX
(Zone 9a)

April 30, 2013
6:11 PM

Post #9503328

Thank you, Resin. I appreciate the confirmation.

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