rare looking bird

by phil
(freckleton lancashire england)

just the last few days this litle bird about the size of a sparrow as been popping in my garden it is very light biege in color nearly white to creamy i cant find it in my bird book for british garden birds any help please

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Jun 22, 2014
Java sparrow NEW
by: phil

Having posted this piture a few days ago on numerous sites we finally got the answer it appears that it is an escaped java sparrow as also a ring on the right leg ..i used to keep java sparrows myself and now i see the resemblence ..thank you all for your post...Phil.. England, United Kingdom

Jun 20, 2014
by: Anonymous

It's a sparrow with lighter-coloured feathers, the other birds around it are sparrows, aprt from the colouring, it's the same. To confirm, listen for "chip chip" od its song.

Jun 19, 2014
rare looking bird
by: Brook

I don't know where you live. This looks like a sparrow but I can't see the beak well it could be a finch. I would say it is a partial or an albino. You can call your local Audubon Society and send them your pic. They will want to know if you, indeed, do have an albino sparrow.

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