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Flycatcher. Calgary Ab, 2021-06-25. Deciduous habitat, poplar some willow. Thin eyeing, large bill medium primary projection.


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On 7/16/2021 at 11:16 AM, Berton Gregory said:

 

 

On 7/16/2021 at 11:17 AM, Seanbirds said:

Willow Flycatcher. Welcome to Whatbird!

 

On 7/16/2021 at 1:11 PM, Quiscalus quiscula said:

Willow flycatcher seconded. Looking at appearance and behavior, it looks like an Epidonax flycatcher, and the weak eye ring identifies it as a willow flycatcher.

Good example of why Traill's Flycatchers are not considered identifiable to species by appearance with high confidence.  Can be probably one or the other, but never definite, so best left as slash if reporting to eBird.

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