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Black Phoebe

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Black Phoebe

The Black Phoebe (Sayornis nigricans) is a medium sized bird found from the SW USA to NW Argentina.

15.5cm (6”), 21g; mostly black or black-alike; center of belly white; flanks and crissum sooty-gray; two gray wing-bars, secondaries and tertials are grayish-white on the edges; outer webs of outer rectrices edged with white. Young: Mainly dingy brownish-black; belly and wing-bars, dull-brown; the feathers of the back and rump have pale brown fringes.

Common Name: Black Phoebe
Scientific Name: Sayornis nigricans
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