Date: 7/22/19 8:01 pm
From: Alex Lamoreaux <aslamoreaux...>
Subject: [obol] Re: IMG_1225.jpeg
I agree with Nick, this is a molting immature male Brewer's Blackbird.


On Mon, Jul 22, 2019 at 7:31 PM Nicholas Mrvelj <nickmrvelj...>

> Why isn’t this a juvenile, male Brewer’s Blackbird? The bill doesn’t look
> long enough from this one photo to be a GTGR. Same with the overall
> proportions.
> As with Nel’s bird, judging these icterids based on only one photo and
> without the aid of seeing the bird in person certainly has its pitfalls.
> Good Birding,
> -Nick Mrvelj (Portland)
> On Mon, Jul 22, 2019 at 6:14 PM Bill Tice <ticebill7...> wrote:
>> Don Berg took this pic at Baskett Slough NWR Saturday. Looks like a
>> female or young GT Grackle.
>> Sent from my iPhone

Alex Lamoreaux
Naturalist and Senior Leader/North America Specialist for Wildside Nature

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