Date: 9/11/17 10:43 am From: Clifton Avery (via carolinabirds Mailing List) <carolinabirds...> Subject: Yellow-bellied Flycatcher in Buncombe County
This morning at about 11:30 a.m. there was a large mixed flock in my front yard. I was surprised to hear what sounded like a Yellow-bellied Flycatcher amongst the commotion. I located a small flycatcher with relatively long wings that had yellowish underparts, including the throat. Broad, white wing bars and a complete, bold eye ring. The bird called and responded to play back with continued "turree" calling. It also sang twice. I will continue to keep trying to relocate and get photos.
Also, had a Swainson's Thrush and 7 species of warbler Looking forward to seeing what else pops up in my yard over the next couple days.
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