Date: 12/20/20 7:14 pm
From: bobhirt2004 via groups.io <Bobhirt...>
Subject: Re: [southbaybirds] Mystery CBC bird— Oriole?
How about a 1st year male Scott’s Oriole with a broken almost dangling bill. Look at perched picture and expand on bill. What I see is Not decurved but broken.

Do we all get to vote😊


Bob

Bob Hirt
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Please excuse the brevity, the typos, and the sometimes humorous autocorrect changes.


> On Dec 20, 2020, at 6:58 PM, Ryan Phillips <norcalbirding...> wrote:
>
> My initial reaction was oriole especially from the perched overall shape and appearance. Not stocky or thick-billed like a Western Tanager.
> Ryan
>
> Ryan Phillips
> Norcal Birding
> www.norcalbirding.com
>
>> On Sun, Dec 20, 2020, 12:31 PM Dani Christensen <danichristensen1128...> wrote:
>> Hi birders!
>>
>> We need your input. Barry & Ginger Landgon-Lassange photographed this bird south of Lake Cunningham for the Evergreen sector of the San Jose CBC. Photos attached. Lost the bird after last photo.
>> <IMG_0868.jpg>
>> <IMG_0869.jpg>
>> <IMG_0870.jpg>
>>
>> Notes: “Looked yellow-green in flight. Size of an oriole... Could be crossbill sized.”
>>
>> Crossbill? Other Finch or Oriole with a deformed bill?Any thoughts are mucho appreciated! Thanks in advance!
>>
>> Cheers,
>> Dani Christensen
>> Evergreen Sector Leader
>
>


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