Yellow breasted bird

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BajanAlan
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Yellow breasted bird

Darwin

Araminta
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Up your way, I would say :female Mangrove Golden Whistler. What do you and others think of that?

M-L

BajanAlan
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Is there a black line from eye to beak?

pacman
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or a Lemon-bellied Flycatcher, but the eye-ring instead of an eyebrow and the grey head suggests the Whistler

(note to self - check those pics) 

Peter

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If there is, I can't see it. It looks like the females in my book (Simpson&Day), there is a lighter ring around the eye like in your bird and the eyes are a darkish red/brown.( Let's wait for the experts, as I always say).

I just noticed Owen is on, he'll know!!!yes

M-L

pacman
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Araminta wrote:

If there is, I can't see it.

I can see a distinct white feathered eye ring in both pics 1 & 2

Peter

Araminta
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So can I Peter, I was talking about the "black line", I can't see.

  I then noted the eye ring,that's why I said Mangrove Golden Whistler.

M-L

SteveM
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My guess is Lemon-bellied Flycatcher. The bill as seen in the first pic is typical flycatcher, very broad at the base, pointed & appearing triangular from underneath.

ihewman
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I will agree with Yellow-bellied Flycatcher... Notice the typical flycatcher bill (broad and flat in shape). Just a little tip... The illustrations in the field guides are examples of birds with perfectly alligned feathers and colours, whereas in the field, not every bird you see will have perfect plumage. So, when looking for the white eye ring, as the book probably shows, it will not always be recognisable. 

ihewman

Brandon (aka ihewman)

BajanAlan
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I too think Yellow-bellied Flycatcher. Took photo because it looked smaller than usual!

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