Greater Victoria, Gulf Islands, Cowichan Valley, Nanaimo and Centrial Island, Port Alberni, Tofino, North Island
#89666
kipmm wrote:
Jul 05 12:17 pm
I came across this Juvi who,s about 4.5 to 5 inches and have checked it against all my Bird Books and cannot come to any conclusion the beak is making it difficult.
Any input would be appreciated.

Kip

[url]https://www.flickr.com/gp/kiphutchison/9efe25[url]
Kip,
It looks like a very young Bullocks Oriole to me ... were there any adults in the area? That might explain the size/shape of the bill in comparison to the size of the bird. Hope this helps.
James
2020 BC Birding Challenge ...

lol. Great work Zach, Judy and Marilyn on adding […]

We are at 238 birds for 2020! Auklet, Rhinocero[…]

Is this a herring gull?

I sure have a lot to learn.

Yes, gulls are challenging to ID. Thanks.