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- n. A stripe, on each side of the head of some birds, that includes the eye
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The Cheddar bird showed all the right field marks: noticeably larger and greyer than the meadow pipits, with a pale eyestripe and two prominent wingbars.
I don't doubt that, professor, it's just that, when I see the first few frames of her, I can't help but think she's one eyestripe away from being in the remake of Blade Runner.
OK we got the regressive duck tape an the assertive yellow face genes are X an Y and den allows fer teh black eyestripe mootashun – noes wayt, dats a dominate trate, lyk the webbey feets, but den der is whyte wang fevvers which luks lyke anudder dominatrix and den ders, wayt, ware wus eye? um nebbemyn – fuggedabowtit.
He's (it is a male, because of the red topknot) got the shorter bill of the Downy, and also the connection of the black forehead and black eyestripe just in front of the eye.
The Carolina is also the most cinnamon in color of all wrens - reddish above with a white chin and a bright white eyestripe and buffy underparts.
Run get yer books, birders, & see what you think — c’mon, the eyestripe, the wingbars, the cute little bill & tail, the pale unspotted breast, the size, Yea or Nay.