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Please help me i.d. this bird!

unk bird again

Can anyone identify this bird? It and another one were foraging on one of our trees in the shade garden. It had a rufous cap, a buff belly, and a greyish brown back. It didn’t have any speckles or barring that I could see. Its legs and bill were black. I tried looking in a bird book but couldn’t find anything that matched it.

*It’s a little smaller than a sparrow, with a longer beak; it wasn’t very timid or nervous while it browsed. It struck me as being round and fat with a relatively large head compared to its body as opposed to being lanky. Its cap wasn’t bright red but was a reddish brown compared to the rest of it.

**I think it’s a bushtit, Psaltriparus minimus

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