Date: 1/9/21 11:57 am
From: Andrew Bradshaw <acbradshaw005...>
Subject: Re: [southbaybirds] Phainopeplas at Stanford Dish
Pics attached below. Not the best pics but they get the job done :)
Ebird checklist https://ebird.org/checklist/S78939861

Good brding!
Andy


Andrew Bradshaw
Wildlife Biologist
Talon Ecological Research Group
www.talonecological.org





On Sat, Jan 9, 2021 at 10:31 AM Andrew Bradshaw via groups.io
<acbradshaw005...> wrote:

> Hi all,
>
> ~10:00am, two Phainopeplas were Perched atop the mistletoe filled oak
> trees at the intersection of the main dish trail and the spur trail that
> goes to Alpine Road. They were on the east side of the main trail and flew
> south toward the smaller dish for a few minutes before the male returned to
> the same area near the big dish.
>
> Picture of location attached. Looking east from big dish
>
> Classic male, Glossy black with crest and white wing patches visible in
> flight. Presumed female was dark gray. I got pictures of the male but could
> not get any of the female. Will share when I get home.
>
> Really fun bird to see in this area!
> -Andy
> --
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>
> Andrew Bradshaw
> Wildlife Biologist
> Talon Ecological Research Group
> www.talonecological.org
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