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40 minutes ago, Connor Cochrane said:

I'm pretty sure 1 is Broad-billed while 2 is Broad-tailed.

No rufous/reddish on the flanks, tiny, compact structure lacking the 'long-winged' look of Broad-tailed- curious what brought you to that conclusion? Broad-tailed is very rare in the area during the winter.

Looks like an immature male Costa's to me.

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12 minutes ago, Hasan said:

No rufous/reddish on the flanks, tiny, compact structure lacking the 'long-winged' look of Broad-tailed- curious what brought you to that conclusion? Broad-tailed is very rare in the area during the winter.

Looks like an immature male Costa's to me.

It probably is. It doesn’t have a costas fell to me though. I’m sure I’ll be corrected. 

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Has a Costa’s look to the face and a short bill, but the tail goes a beyond the wingtips a bit. Without seeing the color of those gorget feathers, I might leave it as Calypte sp. But given location (Desert Museum is a known good spot for Costa’s (at least fall through spring, they can be tougher to pin down in late spring in and early summer)), and the overall look, I think it’s probably Costa’s.

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