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I think you are right.  I was using iBird Ultimate.  If I put Color Primary as buff, it eliminates the Northern Mockingbird from the list of potential matches.  The bird is definitely a buff or brown.  I see photos in iBird that are buff.

Thanks for the help.


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14 minutes ago, Charlie Spencer said:

Put in a primary color of Gray and see what you get.  That's definitely a NOMO.

Yeah sure, but the bird is not gray.  iBird should not eliminate the northern mockingbird if the color buff is entered.  Even the pictures they include have buff colored birds.  This is a recurring problem with iBird.  It narrows the selection when it should not.  This is particularly true for female birds or juvenile birds which often have characteristics that variant from adult males.  They need to work in their database.

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Looks totally gray to me. I guess it’s all in the eye of the beholder, and camera/lighting tricks. I have seen thousands of Mockinbirds in my life, and not to say it doesn’t happen, but I have never seen one that I wold call buff colored. 

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