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Old Monday 20th January 2020, 21:34   #1
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Guanacaste region of Costa Rica

On a trip to northern Costa Rica with a NatGeo expedition in early December, I got a photo of this bird, with the white wing bars, but cannot find anything like it in my field guide! We were on a long walk in the Punta Zapatol area.

Thanks in advance for help with this!

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Possibly an oriole, but seems to have a bill that looks too large ? I’m not clear on whether it’s a leaf or its bill I’m seeing - bit blurry.

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It's one of the flycatchers (the larger ones).
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If forced, and only if, I'd say great crested flycatcher due to the extensive pale area I think I can see at the bill base. But you can't really make a definitive judgement with a photo like this.
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Thanks, everyone. I guess this one will remain a “flycatcher”!
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