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Phainopepla nitens

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The phainopepla is a striking black bird with white wing patches when it flies, fierce red eyes, mohawk, and a distinctive whistle.  Look for it in the chaparral up behind Page.

Photo Credit: Henry Zylstra

Audio Credit: Amanda Sparkman

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