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Phainopepla  - Phainopepla nitens

by: Honza
Location/Trail:  Thompson Peak via Dixie Mine Trail
Date sighted:  1/12/2013
Season:  Winter
Belonging to a small group of birds known as silky flycatchers, the male is shiny and black with red eyes while the female is gray with red eyes.

About 7 inches long, it eats berries and insects.
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