Greater Victoria, Gulf Islands, Cowichan Valley, Nanaimo and Centrial Island, Port Alberni, Tofino, North Island
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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

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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
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