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  1. Hi - I could use some help identifying birds from a recent (August) trip to Wyoming's Wind River range. This includes three woodpeckers that I am having trouble distinguishing, one bird that I think I identified, and one that is puzzling me. Woodpeckers All seen between 8000' and 8500'. I've looked at various guides to telling them apart but overall am not sure. Bird A - I think this is a Hairy Woodpecker, based on the head, wings, and white body? Bird B - Bird C - not sure? Very similar to B, but body is spotted / barred. Bird D - Western Tanager? Also seen around 8500', on the ground in the forest. Bird E - No good ideas. Colors kind of remind me of a varied thrush, but the patterns don't fit. Seen around 12300', on rocks at a mountain pass. Thanks for any help!
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