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Two pics of the same bird one dark lighting and one in bright lighting. (1 Viewer)

Danielbirdwatcher

Danielbirdwatcher
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I would first assume this is a female painted bunting however she comes every

morning and never with a male so is it possible it isn't a female painted

bunting? Maybe a Scarlet Tanager?


Location, Summerville, South Carolina, USA
Time of picture, July 2020.

Please help. Many thanks in advance.
 

Andy Adcock

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England
On the basis of the first shot, this looks like a very young bird, probably just fledged, note the yellow gape line?
 
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Danielbirdwatcher

Danielbirdwatcher
This is a very young bird, probably just fledged, note the yellow gape line.[/QUOTE

What do you think the bird is? I never see it with anyone but by itself. A green bird is easily identified a painted bunting but if you see it in the light you can't be certain in my opinion.
 

Nutcracker

Stop Brexit!
Can only see the pics for about half a second until the imgur paywall kicks in and blocks them, but from the very brief view I think I'd agree with Painted Bunting female/juv.

It'd be much better if you could upload the pics in this thread directly, please :t:
 

Andy Adcock

Well-known member
England
Can only see the pics for about half a second until the imgur paywall kicks in and blocks them, but from the very brief view I think I'd agree with Painted Bunting female/juv.

It'd be much better if you could upload the pics in this thread directly, please :t:

I can see them with no paywall?
 

Nutcracker

Stop Brexit!
If you look just below the reply box at the bottom of the page, click on 'Go Advanced'. There you get the option 'Attach Files' (just below 'Miscellaneous Options'); click on 'Manage Attachments', and follow the details there :t:
 

Birdbrain22

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Looks to be 2 separate birds... but both are Painted Buntings. The first is a young bird, just hatched this year and the second one(on the feeder) is a female.
 

Andy Adcock

Well-known member
England
Looks to be 2 separate birds... but both are Painted Buntings. The first is a young bird, just hatched this year and the second one(on the feeder) is a female.

I did think that as well but both seem to have the yellow gape, just harder to see in the brighter image.
 

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