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 > > >