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Scissor-tailed Flycatcher (pair)

Tyrannus forficatus

Description:

Scissor-tailed Flycatchers are slender, stout-billed kingbirds with very long, stiff, deeply forked tails. Males have longer tail feathers than females and immatures. These are pale gray birds with blackish wings and black tails with white edges. Adults have salmon-pink flanks that extend to underwing patches that are very conspicuous in flight. Males are more intensely colored than females.

Habitat:

In the wooded tree line along a city park path.

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gatorfellows
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gatorfellows

Texas, USA

Spotted on Apr 11, 2014
Submitted on Apr 14, 2014

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