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Old Sunday 28th December 2014, 17:51   #1
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Mystery Bird in Phoenix, Arizona

Hiking in Golden Canyon outside Phoenix, AZ this morning. Found this bird foraging above the water. I am thinking some kind of wren but would love to get a second opinion.
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Old Sunday 28th December 2014, 17:54   #2
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It the totally superb Canyon Wren.
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Brown Creeper doesnt have the contrasting white breast with the rufous brown flanks and belly, has a shorter bill and would show an obvious supercillium.
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Thanks so much! after re-checking my books, canyon wren fits more what i have seen :)
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