Southern California Sighting

by Karla
(apple Valley, Ca)

Yes, uncommon, rare, unimaganible! (I have been birding for 45+ years) Grew up in Minnesota, am aware of the Rose Breasted Grosbeak. Broke out bird book, and camera, flew off feeder before a pic! On finch feeder, others flew away due to size, superiority...waiting for a return visit...

Had a Java Sparrow a few years ago

Not called Misfit Ranch for nothing here, kind of like Dr. Doolittles

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Dec 15, 2012
Grosbeak was a male
by: Karla

It was a male, very identifiable, per the Rose Breasted Grosbeak Hoping he will visit again, camera on the ready!

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