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Central California ID help (1 Viewer)

vbnut

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I saw these birds shortly after noon on November 19, 2018 at Merced National Wildlife Refuge near Los Banos, California. The first 4 images are the same individual (if I recall correctly), and I'm guessing maybe its a Say's Phoebe, which I haven't seen before. My best guess for the last mage is Dusky Flycatcher.

Any help identifying them would be appreciated.
 

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Redmist

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Norway
Nice pictures! I’ve been to Los Banos several times for work (geology not ornithology), so I need to figure out how to fit in a visit here on my next trip. Can’t offer an opinion on the ids I’m afraid but seems you’ve got it sorted
 

connorco

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Dusky Flycatcher are rare in the central valley, and would be even rarer in November. They aren't streaked like your bird.
 

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