Phainopepla

Waxwings, Phainopepla, and Starlings

Phainopepla

Phainopepla nitens

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Waxwings, Phainopepla, and Starlings

Phainopepla

Daniel Fitzgerald

Phainopepla

Both sexes are sleek, crested and with a red eye, the male is glossy black with white wing patches in flight while the female a dark gray and less prominent wing patches.

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