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  1. pbjosh

    Cost Rica Help I.D please

    #2 doesn't look quite crested enough to be a Tropical Pewee, and doesn't look like Mountain Elaenia to me. Then again it doesn't really look like Alder/Willow Flycatcher to me either. Do you remember exactly where around Arenal you took the picture or at least what altitude you were at? #4 must...
  2. pbjosh

    Cost Rica Help I.D please

    In the second group of photos: 1- Grackle again for me 2- Will have to look better later, looks like an Empid or Elaenia with little/no apparent eye ring. The lack of eye ring rules out Yellowish Fly and short primaries seem poor for a migrant Empid so likely an Elaenia I agree. 3- Palm Tanager...
  3. pbjosh

    Cost Rica Help I.D please

    1- A falcon, must be a Kestrel, Peregrine, or Merlin on plumage it seems. Merlin should be quite uncommon and the head looks quite dark so perhaps a Peregrine? Hard to be certain from that photo. 2- Agree with Baltimore Oriole 3- Female Seedeater/Seedfinch (Sporophila spp) seems fine, but no...