From: <obol-bounce...> <obol-bounce...> On Behalf Of Pamela Johnston
Sent: Sunday, May 26, 2019 9:34 PM
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Subject: [obol] Re: Fwd: Bird ID please
Not a Cowbird, as you said, and so far I am not seeing young of the year except for Starlings, which of course it isn't, either. It is a little odd compared to what we expect to see around here!
The bill seems slightly decurved. It could just be an off-viewpoint on a female Brewer's Blackbird, but I don't quite buy that because it has a slight iridescence, while they look rather matte. As much as I like Icterids in general, I am not wise in the ways of Grackles, so really all I can do is say that Common Grackle seems possible. The tail doesn't look massive, and there is no clue to the scale of the vegetation around it.
Lots of help!
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