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Willis, TX(Zone 8b)

All images shot at Lafitte's Cove, Galveston, Texas.

The first two images are of the same bird and the last one is a different bird. I didn't hear either one vocalizing, so no help there.


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Vancleave, MS(Zone 8b)

1-2 looks like Eastern Phoebe to me
3 a Willow Flycatcher???

Silsbee, TX

Hi Patti - I think the first bird is a Least Flycatcher, noting the prominent eye-rings and wing bars. It seems you also have a Willow Flycatcher - The wingbars are slanted downward, and what a long tail! You caught some migrants. Good for you! It is a very interesting time now for birding.

Willis, TX(Zone 8b)

Thanks Donna and Melanie. I have seen and heard lots of Eastern Phoebes and I didn't think the first bird was a phoebe, but I wasn't sure after looking at the photos.

I appreciate the help.


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