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Least/Alder/Willow Flycatcher

So this group is one of the toughest ID challenges going in North America. Sibley flat out states that Willows and Alders are essentially identical and you have to sort them on their calls. 89 more words

Galveston Birds

Some Hummers

Ruby-throated Hummingbird

Dropped by Corp Woods before work yesterday. Last week I saw nothing but a singular Northern Mockingbird but now things are picking up. Fall migration is upon us. 99 more words

Galveston Birds

Yellowish Flycatcher - a resident Empidonax

Turn in The Sibley Guide to Birds  to the first page of the 11 Empidonax species that North American birders have to contend with and the scientific name of the very first species says it all: … 177 more words

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