need help identifying small sparrow like bird found in Washington State

by Blue
(Salinas, CA)


A friend noticed two small brown birds on her wood pile. She lives in Coupeville, Washington. They are brown and greyish with distinct black strips on it's chest. It was quite cold so they were poofed up, making identity harder.

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Feb 24, 2015
Sparrow-like bird NEW
by: Roberta

This sparrow-like bird has a slightly light orange upper breast (probably male). But its stripes are darker than sparrow stripes. State: Washington

Feb 24, 2015
Sparrow-like bird NEW
by: Anonymous

This sparrow-like bird has a slightly light orange face (probably male). But its stripes are darker than sparrow stripes. State: Washington

Nov 23, 2013
Song Sparrow NEW
by: Rodney

I live in Everett,Wash. and I've seen this same bird in my yard too, I don't think it's Pine Sisken, But a Song Sparrow. Check out Bird watchers digest.

Nov 23, 2013
Song Sparrow NEW
by: Rodney

I live in Everett,Wash. and I've seen this same bird in my yard too, I don't think it's Pine Sisken, But a Song Sparrow. Check out Bird watchers digest.

Mar 15, 2013
Pine SIskin NEW
by: Judy-Seatle

I'm fairly certain that this bird is a Pine Siskin. We have a lot of them in Western Washington. If you look closely at the wings, you may see a bit of bright yellow, but it's not always obvious.

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