Date: 6/11/20 12:43 pm
From: Michael Hobbs <birdmarymoor...>
Subject: Re: [Tweeters] Probable Indigo Bunting at Marymoor
Photos by Kazuto Shibata show partial wing bars and other features. I now
believe the bird is an Indigo x Lazuli hybrid.

- Michael Hobbs

On Thu, Jun 11, 2020, 7:48 AM Michael Hobbs <birdmarymoor...> wrote:

> We've got what appears to be a male Indigo Bunting at Marymoor Park,
> Redmond, King co.
>
> It's in the spirea in the middle/south of the Off-leash area, singing away.
>
> Breast on, it looks entirely like a male Indigo. The flanks have quite a
> bit of gray, however. The wings are blacker (less blue) than what Indigo
> usually seem to show, but as far as we could see, there were no wing bars.
>
> So we're not sure if this is a first-summer male, or some kind of hybrid.
> It does NOT look like any photos we could find in a quick search of the
> web looking at Lazuli x Indigo.
>
> - Michael Hobbs
>
>
>

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