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Near Central, IA
(Zone 5a)

May 25, 2013
1:39 PM

Post #9533693

I am wondering if we have this ID'ed correctly. It was perched on a branch above the nearby creek, but went down frequently for insects. I am glad that my husband was able to get this shot as it rested very little.

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United Kingdom
(Zone 9a)

May 25, 2013
4:45 PM

Post #9533860

Could be . . . unfortunately, you really need a sound recording (or a DNA sample!) to get reliable idents on Empidonax flycatchers.



Near Central, IA
(Zone 5a)

May 25, 2013
6:12 PM

Post #9533929

Thanks for the reply. This bird didn't sing at all while we were there.

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