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  1. RE: [CALBIRDS] ID help - Flycatcher LINK
    DATE: Aug 4, 2017 @ 12:31pm, 3 month(s) ago
    As Iím sure many have already pointed out privately, the flycatcher in the recording is a Western Wood-Pewee. There are, in fact, a great many recordings of
    this species on Xeno Canto (etc.) that match the call you recorded. Besides voice, Western Wood-Pewees are best told from
    Empidonax by structure -- very long primary projection, and thus wingtips closer to the tip of the tail (which is relatively shorter in wood-pewees than empids).
    
    The other most dominant call in your recording is from an American Robin, a species which I note is not on your checklist.
     Kimball
    
    Kimball L. Garrett Ornithology Collections Manager Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County 900 Exposition Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90007 USA (213) 763-3368 kgarrett@... http://www.nhm.org/site/research-collections/ornithology
     From: CALBIRDS@yahoogroups.com [mailto:CALBIRDS@yahoogroups.com]
    On Behalf Of Jennifer Miller foundnatureblog@... [CALBIRDS]
    
    Sent: Friday, August 04, 2017 11:02 AM
    
    To: CALBIRDS@yahoogroups.com
    
    Subject: [CALBIRDS] ID help - Flycatcher
    
     I recorded this flycatcher in San Diego County on July 15, 2017. The specific location was at the intersection of I-8 and 79, across from Park & Ride
    Lot #29(32.8284, -116.6233).
    
    It is the first call in the recording and it calls 3x. The chipping in the audio is not from the same bird. It sounds so familiar, but I have listened to calls on Xeno, Cornell, and iBird Pro and I just can't match the
    call. Any help would be greatly appreciated. The description of the bird is with the recording in eBird at the following link:
    http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S38156232
    
    I put it in asEmpidonax sp. for the moment, but Say's Phoebe and Western-wood Pewee are also in the eBird list for the area.
    
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