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Small bird in-flight - ID?

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There was a flock of small birds flying close to the ground in the Ramona Grasslands in Southern California.  They were mixed in with Mountain Bluebirds.  They seemed to feeding on insects like the bluebirds.  Small very fast birds that were also foraging on the ground.  I believe they may be flycatchers but I cannot find a match.

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I'm thinking American Pipit. Definitely wait for the input of others though.

I love the 2nd photo with it's wings folded!

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21 minutes ago, redcoot said:

I'm thinking American Pipit. Definitely wait for the input of others though.

I love the 2nd photo with it's wings folded!

You may be right.  What throws me off a bit is the white chin I see in iBird.  This bird does not seem to have it.

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37 minutes ago, DC064 said:

You may be right.  What throws me off a bit is the white chin I see in iBird.  This bird does not seem to have it.

This bird seems to have one, it's the white line stemming from the throat. The white chin is harder to see at this angle.

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