Charlie Andrews <>, Birding Aus <>
Inisfail bird ID
Steve Clark <>
Mon, 9 Jan 2012 08:48:06 +1100
G'day Charlie et al.
I reckon the structure is wrong for a Leaden Flycatcher. A bit too plump.
Have you ruled out imm. Spectacled Monarch?
Otherwise I'd be looking in se Asian field guides.
On Sun, Jan 8, 2012 at 10:01 PM, Charlie Andrews
> Hi all,
> One of my colleagues from work has sent me a number of photo prints.
> They are from his mother who has been a keen backyard birder for many years
> in Inisfail FNQ. She sent me a number of photos of birds to be IDd and I had
> no problems with them apart from this bird, which is proving to be a bit more
> of a puzzle. See the 2 photos of it on the following link:
> Unfortunately the photos are very poor quality, which doesn't help with the
> The bird arrived in her back yard recently after a cyclone and the only other
> time she has seen them was also during/ after a cyclone 3/4 years ago.
> A possible immature Leaden Flycatcher?
> I'd be interested in everyone's thoughts as to what it might be
> Charlie Andrews
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