You will see Black Phoebes on any perch available perch. A resin table or chair, a fence, a patio rail, a post, a bush or tree, or a fallen branch on the ground. They especially like places near water, but can be found anywhere.
Compare with the Say's Phoebe below filmed by videographer and birder Don DesJardin:
By the Central Park Library in Huntington Central Park.
I hope have you enjoyed reading about and seeing pictures and videos of this common, but likable resident of Orange County. Look outside. There may be a Black Phoebe near you! Have fun birding in Orange County!
Cornell University in New York. Includes picture, map, sounds, and songs.
The Internet Bird Collection: Black Phoebe.
Black Phoebe videos at the Internet Bird Collection. The IBC is a great
source for birders. The videos are almost always high quality, and the
they are numerous.
Mango Verde Bird Guide Photos and song for the Black Phoebe
At El Dorado Nature Center in Long Beach. From my recent walk at the Nature Center.
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