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Tamaulipas Crow

Corvus imparatus

ML74216991


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Shawneen Finnegan
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eBird Checklist S40320251
911 Padre Blvd, South Padre Island US-TX (26.0912,-97.1661)
Cameron, Texas, United States
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Latitude and Longitude 26.0912, -97.1661 Map

Age
Unknown
Sex
Unknown
Behaviors
Breeding
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Observation details

While Dave, Ann Nightingale, Jim Danzenbaker and I were birding the Convention Center (talking to Scarlet Colley) Dave spotted a crow fly overhead. I spotted it flying south about 1/4 mile to the south. We drove south and parked behind the IBC Bank along the bay and spotted not one but two crows flying south right past us. Dave and Shawneen both got photos. They were long, square tailed crows with very glossy purple plumage. Much larger and stouter and larger billed than GTGR but much smaller and slimmer than CHRA. We live where AMCR is abundant so Dave recognized the crow shape right away.

Technical Information

Model
iPhone 6s
Lens model
iPhone 6s back camera 4.15mm f/2.2
f-stop
f/2.2
Focal length
4.2 mm
Shutter speed
1/40 sec
ISO
25
Flash
Flash did not fire, auto
Original file size
537KB
Dimensions
2236 x 1535

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