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Blue-gray Gnatcatcher (taking flight)

Polioptila caerulea


Tiny blue gray bird has a white eye ring and belly. the Blue-gray Gnatcatcher makes itself known by its soft but emphatic "spee" calls and its constant motion. It flicks its long white-edged tail side to side to scare up insects.


A riparian wildlife area along the edge of Lake Lewisville. This was spotted on a day hike along the edge of the lake traveling south and west.

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Denton, Texas, USA

Spotted on Aug 20, 2012
Submitted on Aug 23, 2012

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