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chipping sparrow, immature

Spizella passerina


I am not totally convinced this is a chipping sparrow, but that is what meets the most for description. It is probably a cross between a few different sparrows, some sort of hybrid.

2 Species ID Suggestions

Liam 8 years ago
Chipping Sparrow (immature)
Spizella passerina BirdForum
RyanWarner 8 years ago
White-Crowned Sparrow (Immature)
Zonotrichia albicollis

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1 Comment

Liam 8 years ago

Note the dark lores and curved supercilium that eliminate White-crowned.

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Connecticut, USA

Spotted on Oct 2, 2012
Submitted on Oct 3, 2012

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