Scissor-tailed Flycatcher

Tyrannus forficatus

ML157987721


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Bill Williams
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eBird Checklist S56170332
Craney Island Disposal Area (restricted access)
Portsmouth, Virginia, United States
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Latitude and Longitude 36.9065, -76.37 Map

Age
Unknown
Sex
Unknown
Behaviors
Breeding
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Observation details

judging by tail length this appeared to be an adult male; short, thick, black bill; black eye; pale gray/white head, throat, nape, mantle and upper breast; pink flanks and lower belly to vent; dark gray/pale black wing coverts; very long retrices with white outer margins and black in the center and at the terminal tips; in flight red axillary and pink underwing coverts were obvious; bird actively foraged with long sweeping flights to and from a fence and nearby trees

Technical Information

Model
NIKON D7100
f-stop
f/11.0
Focal length
600 mm
Shutter speed
1/1000 sec
ISO
1250
Flash
Flash did not fire, auto
Original file size
275KB
Dimensions
1500 x 1000

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