[BIRDBAND] Unidentified bird - more misinformation

To: Allen Chartier <>
Subject: [BIRDBAND] Unidentified bird - more misinformation
From: Anthony Overs <>
Date: Wed, 20 Feb 2013 14:16:04 +1100

That looks like a perfect match! A google image search indeed shows the
bird but obviously in grey/gray (e.g. The alula and black mask
are diagnostic.

I am flabbergasted by the efforts of someone using photoshop to
deliberately mislead people.

Well done, and thanks for your help!


On 20 February 2013 14:05, Allen Chartier <> wrote:

> Anthony,
> It has the look of a South American bird, Masked Gnatcatcher, with all the
> grays shifted to blues. Looks the wrong shape for any Fairy-Wren.
> Allen T. Chartier
> Email: 
> Hummer website:
> Photos:
> Blog:
> Sent from my Droid
> On Feb 19, 2013 9:00 PM, "Anthony Overs" <> wrote:
>> Hi everyone
>> Another bird picture doing the rounds on blogs and Facebook. This one is
>> labelled as a Blue Fairy Wren of Australia. Any ideas as to what species
>> it
>> actually is??
>> Thanks
>> Anthony

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