[Tweeters] mystery birds (links)
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Sat Oct 4 10:04:44 PDT 2008
yesterday's mystery bird was an immature Black Skimmer, Rynchops niger;
as usual, Rick Wright has a detailed analysis to help talk you through identifying this species, which is especially helpful for when you might run across this bird when it is alone.
i am giving you a "breather" from the terns for a little while, so if they were discouraging you, be sure to look at today's mystery bird (one of a large avian group that i introduce to my beginning birding students), image courtesy of Rick Wright;
Roosting high up a tree somewhere in Central Park, NYC
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