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Checklist S15087213

 
Location
Rowe Sanctuary, Buffalo County, Nebraska, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Thu Aug 29, 2013 7:45 PM
Protocol:
Stationary
Party Size:
1
Duration:
15 minute(s)
Observers:
Kent Skaggs
Species
2 species total
7

Several individuals seen at hummingbird feeders. Adult males, females and juveniles were present. I would not consider this species rare for this location as they are seen every spring and fall during migration.

1

The bird was seen in flight at a hummingbird feeder along with ruby-throated hummingbirds. This is where I noticed the difference in size and realized that I was looking at a different species. It eventually perched on the feeder where I was able to compare the wing/tail relationship. The wings extended slightly beyond the tail. I was able to get two pictures that I posted in my folder on the NE Birds website on Yahoo groups. The bird appears to be female or juvenile male.

 

Are you submitting a complete checklist of the birds you were able to identify?

Yes