Date: 8/25/20 10:20 pm
From: Alan Contreras <acontrer56...>
Subject: [obol] Re: Grosfinch
That makes sense and also helps explain the weird back color and too-plain underparts. Really good quiz bird.

Alan Contreras
Eugene, Oregon

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www.alanlcontreras.com


> On Aug 25, 2020, at 9:35 PM, larspernorgren <larspernorgren...> wrote:
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> This is a pretty straightforward case of 2nd year male Purple Finch in heavy molt. We captured a female at Luckiamute banding station today that was equally disheveled and not instantly recognizable. lt had that stupid House Finch look--a patternless face.
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> Sent from my Verizon, Samsung Galaxy smartphone

 
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