Date: 2/3/17 11:21 am
From: C M Prince <GoldwingerTX...>
Subject: [texbirds] Re: Western Tanager in Sugar Land 77479
I have had the Western Tanager male at my feeder every day this week.
He is here morning, noon and around 4:30 PM everyday.

I have many pictures of him.

C M Prince
Pearland, TX

On Fri, Feb 3, 2017 at 12:47 PM, Jamie <j.c.fairchild...> wrote:

> I looked out my back window at my bird bath and saw this amaz= ing bright
> yellow bird with black wings and orange above and below his bill= looking
> straight at me. I never saw anything like him. I didn'= t know what he
> was. I took a good lo0k and ran to get a camera. &nbsp= ;Of course, when I
> returned with camera in hand, he was gone. He was = larger than the
> finches,warblers, titmice, and chickadees that I am accust= omed to seeing
> inmy yard on a daily basis. At first, all I could com= e up with as I
> tickedthrough what I know in my head was an oriole, but I'v= e never seen
> an
> oriole with that orange face - and his bill was not so long= and sharp. I
> entered the observation in Merlin to help me with id, b= ut it didn't give
> meanything that looked like my bird. So, I pulled = my Sibley off the
> shelf,and found the Western Tanager, male in non-breedin= g plumage - he
> looks exactly like my bird. I tried to enter in= eBird, but it won't let
> me
> submit a "rare" bird. I'm not really sure= where to go from here. I went
> and scrubbed out my birdbath, and fill= ed it with fresh water, hoping to
> entice. LOL!
> Jamie
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