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flyin-lowe
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Joined: Wed Mar 29, 2006 8:49 am
Location: Indiana/Henry Co.

It's hard to say with those pictures because you can't tell if the darker spots on the breast are a result of pixelation of the image. The easiest way for me to tell the SY males from females if you can't get a good look is to listen to their vocalization. If you hear a series of clicks at the end it is a male. It's hard to explain but you will hear the males click.
2021 Currently 62 nest 138 babies plus 110 eggs (6-317-21) HOSP count-9
2020 42 nest, Fledged 164 HOSP count-8
2019- 31 Pair over 100 fledged
2018- 15 pair 49 fledged
2017 3 SY pair nested, 12 eggs total, fledged 10. 4 additional lone SY's
2016 1 pair fledged 4
2015 Visitors
2014 Visitors
2013 Moved 6 miles away, 1 pair fledged 2.
2012 30 pair fledged 100.
2011 12 pair 43 fledged.
2010 5 pair 14 fledged.
Ed Pace
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Joined: Tue Feb 08, 2011 3:31 pm
Location: NY/Jamestown

I agree with what flyin- lowe says except I would think that it's not a Male that it's a female because of the light throat but it's hard to say if it's a sub female or an adult female ,to me if I were going to guess the way it's sitting there I would guess it's a sub female ,it looks like she's been on a hard flight Ed.
Ed Pace
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Joined: Tue Feb 08, 2011 3:31 pm
Location: NY/Jamestown

On your second picture I still think the same it's definitely a female probably a three-year-old it's not light enough to be a Subbie and it's not dark enough to be an old female . I'll bet she looks a little better now after a few days of rest and food .

Good luck for the rest of the season. Ed .
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