flocking with english sparrows below bird feeder.

by Ken and Ciindy
(rural mid-Michigan)


It is about the size of a sparrow with a yellow beak but no wing markings and more of a blond color. He flies into the trees and back under the birdfeeder along with the other sparrows. No one seems to know this one and we would love some help!

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Feb 17, 2016
flocking with sparrows NEW
by: Ken and Cindy

John from Minnesota- I think you nailed it! Here is a page I found after reading your answer. Thanks!

http://gardenwalkgardentalk.com/2013/02/14/rare-white-bird-sighting-leucism-in-sparrows/

Feb 17, 2016
flocking with sparrows NEW
by: Ken and Cindy

John form Minnesota- I think you nailed it! Here is a page I looked up after your answer. Thanks!

http://gardenwalkgardentalk.com/2013/02/14/rare-white-bird-sighting-leucism-in-sparrows/

Feb 17, 2016
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by: Ken and Cindy

Yes, it was under the finch feeder with dozens of golf finches and lots of junkos but this one stayed with the sparrows. I am thinking it was some sort of mutation or maybe an albino.

Feb 16, 2016
Flocking With Sparrows NEW
by: John

Blonde colored bird near Junco appears to be a Finch.

Feb 16, 2016
Flocking with Sparrows NEW
by: John

Black eyed Junco (Snow bird)

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