|Date: ||Thu, 13 May 2010 18:27:51 EDT|
|Sender: ||Georgia Birders Online <GABO-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>|
|From: ||Brenda Brannen <Bgbrannen@AOL.COM>|
|Subject: ||Bulloch County Dickcissel|
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We've had several AMERICAN REDSTARTS and a male and female BLACKPOLL
WARBLER foraging in the pecan trees in our backyard this week. This morning I
was watching an INDIGO BUNTING, which was on the ground under my feeders,
when I noticed a larger, plumper brownish bird beside it. Initially, I
thought female BLUE GROSBEAK, but when I looked through my binoculars, I saw
streaking and a distinct face pattern with white eye stripe and whitish malar
on the side of the neck. The beak was not the short, stout grosbeak but a
little longer and slightly slimmer. It was similar to a large sparrow.
Finally, I realized it was a DICKCISSEL. This was another nice spring
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