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21 minutes ago, Peromyscus said:

My first thought was also oriole, likely Hooded. Long and decurved beak, what looks like black feathers on the face/throat, and the tail seems long.

The feathers around the base of the bill are displaced or missing and the black is likely eucalyptus sap.

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36 minutes ago, DLecy said:

It’s molting. Given the replacement of body feathers, coverts and tertials, it’s likely an immature dispersant undergoing its postjuvenile molt.

Thanks for the correction, guys.  I don't think I've ever seen a bird look like that while molting, but I guess that's a better explanation.

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