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Re: [CALBIRDS] Help with Red-breasted Sapsucker

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  • MiriamEagl@aol.com
    Wow!  It looks good to me, Stacy (i.e., if I saw the bird here, I wouldn t call it a hybrid), but I d be interested in hearing what other people say!  Take
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      Wow!  It looks good to me, Stacy (i.e., if I saw the bird here, I wouldn't
      call it a hybrid), but I'd be interested in hearing what other people say! 

      Take care,

      Mary Beth Stowe
      MiriamEagl@...
      San Diego, CA


      In a message dated 12/7/2003 6:31:50 PM Pacific Standard Time,
      SJPeterson@... writes:

      > HI CALBIRDers,
      >
      > This morning (12/7/03) my wife and I photographed and video-taped a
      > sapsucker
      > in our SW Idaho backyard that shows all the characteristics (to our eye) of
      > being a Red-breasted Sapsucker (perhaps "daggetti"). I saw a nearly
      > identical
      > bird in our backyard in February of this year (last winter season), but was
      > unable to photograph it.
      >
      > Since California experts are much more familiar with daggetti and possible
      > Red-breasted/Red-naped hybrids, I would like your professional opinions.
      > Are
      > any of you willing to review a few photos at:
      > http://trochilids.tripod.com/sapsucker.htm and privately let me know your
      > thoughts? Idaho only has one (or
      > maybe two) "good" records of Red-breasted Sapsucker, and we'd like to
      > document
      > this one as well as possible.
      >
      > Thanks!
      >
      > --Stacy
      >
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