What bird is this?

by Mary
(NJ)

Does it just hold on with one leg?

Does it just hold on with one leg?

This is from a post on Facebook I "shared," and now people are asking me what kind of bird it is. Any suggestions would be appreciated. Thanks.

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Feb 07, 2014
what bird? NEW
by: El Diablo

si mi also reckon it's a Sparrow a cold one at that!!possibly why it's all fluffed up to try to keep cold out!Brrrrr!!!!!Frio.hasta luago Senorita

Feb 02, 2014
Thanks NEW
by: mary

Thanks, Brook and Barbara--I appreciate your taking the time to cimment. Now that I look at it more closely to analyze it in light of your observations, it certainly could be.a sparrow of some sort based on the markings on the sides of the head, and it is likely to be a European variety because I shared the photo from a French FB page which has many unusual birds.

Feb 01, 2014
WHAT BIRD IS THIS NEW
by: Brook

I don't know what it is, I don't have them in the NW but it is darling.

Feb 01, 2014
Facebook Bird NEW
by: Barbara

It looks just like my many little sparrows that come to the backyard, but, I can't imagine anyone not knowing a sparrow so it must be some other bird. I don't know a lot about birds but I have learned there are several varieties, and cousins.

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