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Old Wednesday 14th May 2014, 21:12   #1
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Lower Rio Grande, Texas

please help with some from South Texas

1 Taken at Santa Ana in Apr
2 which meadowlark taken at Laguna Atascosa in Apr
3 maybe long billed thrasher taken at Laguna Atascosa in Apr
4 taken at Laguna Atascosa in Apr
5 which kingbird taken at Laguna Atascosa in Apr
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Old Wednesday 14th May 2014, 21:43   #2
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1. Am. Black Duck on the left and a hybrid on the right.
2. Eastern Meadowlark. The all white malar stripe, Western has partly yellow.
3. Long-billed Thrasher.
4. ? ( I should know )
5. ?
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Old Wednesday 14th May 2014, 21:57   #3
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#4 Female Bunting, either Indigo or Lazuli or Indigo x Lazuli
#5 Tropical Kingbird
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Old Wednesday 14th May 2014, 22:32   #4
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Look more like Mottled Ducks in 1
4 is female Indigo
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Look more like Mottled Ducks in 1
4 is female Indigo
I agree. And they look reasonably pure too (about as pure as Mottled Ducks in the US can be, anyways).
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Again, I wouldn't put a name to the kingbirds 100% without hearing it....but Couch's would be the safer bet
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