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Say's Phoebe
Doc Duck

Say's Phoebe (Sayornis saya)

More additions to the trip list on that last, short walk before take-off. This Say's Phoebe looked a bit darker than others I've seen before. Perhaps sooty from city living? Or maybe sooty-coloured ones have better survival rates in the city while the more straw-colored ones do better in the grasslands where I saw them first?
Burlingame, CA
Date taken
24 Sept 2017
Scientific name
Sayornis saya
Equipment used
D90 100-400
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Opus Editor
A Phoebe I have yet to see and this is a lovely image of it Ann.
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Opus Editor
Well, this isn't one we see coming in too often Ann! It's nearly a year since the last picture came into the Gallery.

A lovely pose you got too. Well done lass.

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