Thursday, May 21, 2015


He's returned.  He only visited for 3 days last year.  It was the first time we had ever seen a bird like him in Missouri.  While he was here last year I was able to snap these pictures:

I had requested if anyone knew who he was, please let me know.  I went agoogling and found what I thought was him.   I am sure now he is not what I called him.  My best clue was he has a top knot he raises and lowers like the Phoebe does.  My second clue was the wing bars.   I have now found him and found out he isn't out of his territory.  
He is a Great Crested Flycatcher.

It amazes me I have not crossed paths with this bird.  I have been watching the birds since 1963.
It was so nice to see him on this cold May day in Missouri.

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