I am not sure what sparrow? this may be.

by Michael Short
(Carrollton, KY)

I think it is a sparrow of some sort. I did not hear any vocalization. The color of the throat and lores are causing me some confusion.



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Apr 30, 2012
I am not sure what sparrow? this may be.
by: Diane from Ontario

By the size, I would think your bird is a female Red-winged Blackbird in summer plummage. I have them around my wetland and that is exactly what they look like. Yellowish colour close to the eyes and under the beak. The White-throated Sparrow is smaller and and is not as heavily streaked as your bird.

Apr 28, 2012
Le Conte's?
by: Chela

Could it be a Le Conte's sparrow?

Apr 28, 2012
What Sparrow?
by: Bettie W, Mississippi

He is some sort of sparrow. If the photo were a little larger I might could tell. He looks like awhite throated sparrow,but like you said the coloring is a bit confusing.

Apr 28, 2012
What Sparrow?
by: Bettie W, Mississippi

He is some sort of sparrow. If the photo were a little larger I might could tell. He looks like awhite throated sparrow,but like you said the coloring is a bit confusing.

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