Date: 4/7/21 12:19 pm
From: Alexander Henry <awhenry...>
Subject: Re: [EBB-Sightings] Western Kingbird eating an insect
Presumably the same individual reported there on April 2 by Denise Wight?

On Wednesday, April 7, 2021, Claude Lyneis <cmlyneis...> wrote:

> EBB and Kingbird
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> Thanks for all the thoughtful comments on whether the photos show a
> Western Kingbird or a Tropical Kingbird at Arrowhead March about a hundred
> yards south of the north walkway. Since there is no clear consensus I
> looked at iBird and Wikipedia and I favor the Tropical Kingbird
> identification.
> The amount of yellow on the breast seems inconclusive. However, the tail
> is dark brown and not black and it appears to be forked not square. Both
> of these characteristics favor the Tropical Kingbird identification.
> Perhaps the bird will remain at Arrowhead long enough for someone to make
> a definitive ID.
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> 37°44'24.804" N 122°12'38.784" W
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> Flickr. https://flic.kr/p/2kRwayb
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> Claude Lyneis
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> On Apr 6, 2021, at 8:51 PM, Joseph Morlan <jmorlan...> wrote:
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> This is a Tropical Kingbird.
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> On Tue, 6 Apr 2021 17:25:26 -0700, "Claude Lyneis" <cmlyneis...>
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> April 6. I was at Arrowhead Marsh around noon today and spotted a Yellow
> Bird that didn’t match any in my photo list. It was hoping around in a
> tree eating something.
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> The most instructive photo showing that it is a Western Kingbird with an
> insect is in the link below.
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> Link. https://flic.kr/p/2kRvWL9 <https://flic.kr/p/2kRvWL9>
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> Claude Lyneis
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> https://www.youtube.com/bhsvideodad <https://www.youtube.com/bhsvideodad>
> https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/lyneisfilm
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> Joseph Morlan, Pacifica, CA
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> Claude Lyneis
> <cmlyneis...>
> https://www.youtube.com/bhsvideodad
> https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/lyneisfilm
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Alex Henry


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