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Unique tail, WA mountains

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While camping, I saw a small, mostly gray bird with pale yellow or olive on the rump. At first glance, I thought it was a flycatcher, but the tail and behavior threw me off.

The tail was almost as long as the bird‘s body and had an intricate black-and-white pattern. 

The bird would flutter over the surface of a creek and catch insects while using its tail to maneuver. Its flight reminded me of a hummingbird, but it was a perching bird. 

I didn’t get any pictures. :/ I’ve tried several bird search engines, but nothing’s come close. 

Thank you for helping if you can!

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