I'm not sure whether most of you can identify this species, but there are a couple clues in this image that should prove helpful for those who know what to look forMystery Bird photographed at the 14th annual hawk watch at Smith Point, Gulf Coast Bird Observatory, Chambers County, Texas, USA. [I will identify this bird for you in 48 hours]Image: Joseph Kennedy, 30 September 2010 [with binoculars].Nikon D200, Kowa 883 telescope with TSN-PZ camera eyepiece 1/750s f/8.0 at 1000.0mm iso400I'm not sure whether most of you can identify this species, but there are a couple clues in this image that should prove helpful for those who know what to look for -- and yes, you are invited to "blurt out" this species' ID whether you are a beginner or an expert (but you must say which field marks you used to settle upon your identification). Daily Mystery Bird Rules:...
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