Date: 10/17/20 9:28 am
From: Martina Nordstrand (via carolinabirds Mailing List) <carolinabirds...>
Subject: Re: Cassin’s v. Western Kingbird
Here's the link-;!!OToaGQ!-zxg2RCvPgjZpDTnmai3NrQzTSCnoH4Vj-krn52jUgWZb5eeKGzcauA0lTaddUvbp-Y$

I don't have much experience with yellow-bellied kingbirds but it does look
like a Cassin's to me- nice catch!


On Sat, Oct 17, 2020, 11:57 AM Harry LeGrand <carolinabirds...> wrote:

> Ryan:
> Can you provide us the eBird URL for this report? I certainly can't find
> this in 10 minutes of looking. Date? How long ago?
> Harry LeGrand
> On Sat, Oct 17, 2020 at 12:07 AM Rbakelaar <carolinabirds...> wrote:
>> All,
>> I was taking a look at ebird as to all the cool birds people are seeing
>> that I am not and I took a look at photos from an anonymous ebirder of a
>> yellow-bellied kingbird from Alligator River NWR. While it was reported as
>> a western, I was wondering if it may have some characteristics of
>> Cassins??? The images are distant and when I blow them up, I can’t
>> definitively make out white stripes on the outer tail. The malar area in
>> some seems to contrast quite a bit with the surrounding area as well.
>> Thoughts???
>> Ryan Bakelaar
>> Durham, NC
>> Sent from my iPhone

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