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 Post subject: Rare Bird Alert
Post Posted: Oct 21, 2018 8:48 pm 
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Fork-tailed Flycatcher
Prince Lake #2 in Erie, north of Lafayette, west of Boulder.

Photos from the Rare Bird Alert FB group:
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https://www.facebook.com/groups/ABArare/

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Post Posted: Oct 21, 2018 8:56 pm 
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From Google Images:

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Post Posted: Oct 21, 2018 9:25 pm 
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That's great! Thank you.
Looks like a Black-headed Chickadee in a Halloween costume.
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 Post subject: Re: Rare Bird Alert
Post Posted: Oct 22, 2018 6:23 pm 
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Such beautiful pictures. That tail is something else. I don't think I've ever seen such a long tail on a smaller size bird (although the size of the bird can be misleading in a photo).

Thank you very much for sharing. The picture of the bird in flight is stunning.

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Post Posted: Oct 22, 2018 7:03 pm 
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Wow! Beautiful!

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 Post subject: Re: Rare Bird Alert
Post Posted: Oct 22, 2018 10:36 pm 
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Looks like a Black-headed Chickadee in a Halloween costume.
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Post Posted: Oct 23, 2018 9:00 pm 
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"rare bird alert"
Reminds me of a sweet/fun movie (and, always, better book by Denverite Mark Obmascik) "The Big Year".
The BGR's turned me on to it.
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Post Posted: Oct 24, 2018 10:05 am 
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Two more photos taken in Erie this week, and a more precise location from Colorado Field Ornithologists and Birding Colorado on FB.

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