Mystery Bird in VT

by Judy Brook
(So. Burlington, VT)

Two of these birds showed up at my sunflower seed feeder in northern Vermont several weeks after Hurricane Sandy. They were the size of cardinals, had short thick beaks, and were army khaki color with many alternating small white and black ovals along the edge of their wings. Any idea who they might be?

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