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.



Comment:
Hopefully are readers can help.

Comments for I am not sure what sparrow? this may be.

Click here to add your own comments

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.

Click here to add your own comments

Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to What Is This Bird?.



Coming Soon

Recent Articles

  1. Pink bellied black bird?

    Sep 21, 17 09:29 AM

    We had a bird about the size of a woodpecker which acted like a woodpecker on our tree two days ago. The most distinctive feature was a light pink belly.

    Read More

  2. YellowGreen Bird ID help

    Sep 08, 17 04:37 PM

    This bird is about the size of a small cardinal. I have never seen it at a feeder but it comes to the bird bath. The photo is not the best but hopefully

    Read More

  3. Paul

    Sep 03, 17 09:24 PM

    A relative went to HB class. They found it is safe and more effective to use 2 water to 1 sugar. I use 4 cups of boiling water into 2 cups sugar.

    Read More