adult; no sexual dimorphism (California, USA; 2006-11-19)

Say's Phoebe
Sayornis saya

Native Range: North America and Middle America

Notes: a brown relative of the more common Black Phoebe; likes to sit on prominent perches in open countryside.

rufous on belly, dark tail (California, USA; 2006-10-21)

dark gray line through eye (California, USA; 2011-01-02)

grayish overall except for belly (California, USA; 2009-01-25)

often sits on prominent perch in open (California, USA; 2007-10-06)

black legs and tail (California, USA; 2009-01-25)

watching for insects (California, USA; 2009-11-27)

posing for portrait (California, USA; 2007-11-25)

sitting on a rock (California, USA; 2011-12-25)

dorsal view (California, USA; 2011-12-25)

side view (California, USA; 2011-12-25)

dorsal view; note the nearly black tail (California, USA; 2011-12-25)

nest, under the eaves of a building (Utah, USA; 2013-05-06)