Date: 12/2/19 5:45 pm
From: Ryan Winkleman <rswinkleman...>
Subject: Re: [OrangeCountyBirding] Possible Dusky-capped Flycatcher at San Joaquin Marsh
Additional photos supplied to me by Christine show that this bird was in
fact a Dusky-capped Flycatcher. To my knowledge it was not refound today by
those looking for it.

On Mon, Dec 2, 2019, 9:31 AM James Pike <jimpike444...> wrote:

> I agree that the bird isn't an Ash-throated Flycatcher (eg, rufous
> secondaries), but I'm not sure that a Dusky-capped (or better) would stay
> for long in that area near Audubon House. Plus, there is a lot of habitat
> worthy of roaming in all directions. In any event, it would be great to see
> the original photos, and the record should be submitted to the CBRC as a
> Dusky-capped (or better).
> Jim Pike
> HB
> On Mon, Dec 2, 2019 at 7:13 AM Jeff Bray <jbray4913...> wrote:
>> An eBird list was submitted by Christine Jacobs yesterday with an
>> Ash-throated Flycatcher photographed. (
>> The local reviewers feel that this bird could likely be a Dusky-capped
>> Flycatcher, but better photos and possibly audio recordings are needed to
>> confirm. If anyone feels like going on an adventure at the marsh today,
>> please look for and listen out for this bird. It was reported near the
>> Audubon house.
>> **please note there is also a Phainopepla that has been near that
>> location as well, so make sure to study up on the plaintiff whistle calls
>> of the Dusky-capped so you're not confused with the Phainopepla calls.
>> Cheers!
>> --
>> Jeff Bray
>> Irvine, CA

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