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Recent content by Kirkhatr

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    Help with wren ID

    I have a terrible time identifying these small plain birds. I am at Lost Dutchman Stat Park near Phoenix AZ today. Pictures below. Rock Wren or Bewicks Wren or something else? Thank You.
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    Not an eastern kingbird ?

    Thanks for your help. They did seem to fly like a swallow, almost like a bat. I added two more photos. I guess I ruled out tree swallow when I saw “adults are glossy blue or green above”. All I saw was black or maybe dark grey. They would not let me get closer than about 30 yards but with...
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    Not an eastern kingbird ?

    This is really kind of driving me crazy. I have not been identifying birds that long but usually I can figure them out. This one looks like clear eastern kingbird but bird book says “broad white band at tip of black tail is diagnostic”. So I go back where there are a couple hundred of these...
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    Not an eastern kingbird ?

    My identification app shows this bird as eastern kingbird but they do not have the white tipped tails. Saw them near Albert Lea MN. Size is between sparrow and robin. Color is black on top and white underneath including neck. I have pictures that I will try to attach. any help would be...