1 Yes a Empidonax (Empi) Flycatcher
2 female Blue Grosbeak
Expert Challenge.  Name the "Family"
The bird Family is Parulidae (Wood Warblers).
This a MO breeder.  Sibley notes: "short, broad bill"
Peterson Warbler Guide states: "wide bill, extensive rictal bristles"

3 Answer key pics:

Bill Rudden
St. Louis
The Audubon Society of Missouri's Wild Bird Discussion Forum
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