Date: 9/28/18 3:59 pm
From: Jay Hutchins <jay1125...>
Subject: [cobirds] Re: Flycatcher Help Please-Longmont
Wanted to thank Dave, Peter and Scott for their replies, consensus is a
Gray FC.

Jay Hutchins Longmont

On Thursday, September 27, 2018 at 8:53:53 PM UTC-6, Jay Hutchins wrote:
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> All:
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> Had a couple of migrants come through the yard this evening, a Wilson's
> and.... a flycatcher. Wish I could blame my lack of ID skills on worn,
> late season birds but I'll readily admit that smaller flycatchers are tough
> for me on a good day.
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> Location: Suburban back yard in Longmont.
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> Behavior: Moving from branch to branch, did not see it going up or out
> and back to the same point to catch bugs. Slow, irregular tail flicks that
> seemed to go upwards. Also seen at lunch time in a small pine tree very
> low to the ground. No sounds heard.
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> ID Notes: Was thinking maybe a Hammonds, but bill appears to be longer
> than all the pics I've looked at. Other thought was a Cordilleran, but eye
> ring in photos appears to be fairly uniform and without the slight tear
> drop, and while the head has a slight ragged crest, seems to be subdued.
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> I appreciate any and all suggestions! Photo's aren't the best, light was
> low and I cropped them a bit as well.
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> Jay Hutchins, Longmont.
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