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Taken 11-29-2020 in the afternoon at Vasquez Rocks Natural Area, Agua Dulce, CA.

1) Western Bluebird?

2) Adult and immature White-crowned Sparrows?

3 & 4) Not sure, but possibly a California Towhee?  I saw one a little earlier.

5) Crow? saying hello to a Red-tailed.

Other's photographed same place were Bewick's Wren, Bushtit, California Towhee and Common Raven.

 

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most of your ID's are good

number 1 is a western bluebird, the rusty coloration rules out mountain

number 2 is an adult and immature Gambel's White Crowned sparrow(Gambel's is the supspecies)

number 3 and 4 are a California towhee

number 5 is close, the wedge shaped tail and the size compared to the red tailed hawk makes it a common raven. 

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12 hours ago, Aidan B said:

most of your ID's are good

number 1 is a western bluebird, the rusty coloration rules out mountain

number 2 is an adult and immature Gambel's White Crowned sparrow(Gambel's is the supspecies)

number 3 and 4 are a California towhee

number 5 is close, the wedge shaped tail and the size compared to the red tailed hawk makes it a common raven. 

Agreed on the species, if not on the lack of capitals in some of them. 😎

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Thanks Aidan and Tony.  I thought Crow because I couldn't really see a definite wedge shape, even in most of the other photos I have.  I have a hard time with it if the tail is not fully fanned out in plan view.  It was a solo bird aggravating the hawk, so maybe that is a hint.

And I finally ID'd a WEBL.  My trick is...if I only have a shot from the front and it looks mostly red, think bluebird.

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