Black Phoebe

Sayornis nigricans

ML132617901


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Steve Rottenborn
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eBird Checklist S51212824
Goose Lake State Recreation Area (Oregon)
Lake, Oregon, United States
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Latitude and Longitude 41.9942, -120.3236 Map

Age
Unknown
Sex
Unknown
Behaviors
Breeding
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Observation details

Singing adult along Pine Creek just below railroad tracks, where water is backed up by beaver dam (gravel road crosses creek). First heard chip note, found bird, eventually it sang for about 60 seconds, non-stop. Called several times after but never sang again. All dark charcoal-gray above and on chin/throat/breast except for paler gray edging on upperwing coverts; white belly, vent, and undertail coverts, with white projecting upward slightly in center of upper belly/lower breast. Black bill and eye. Wagged tail. Central rectrices old/retained, outer rectrices growing in.

Technical Information

Model
Canon EOS 40D
f-stop
f/6.3
Focal length
252 mm
Shutter speed
1/400 sec
ISO
200
Flash
Flash did not fire, auto
Original file size
207KB
Dimensions
750 x 496

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