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What I believe may be an American Tree Sparrow but, I'm not positive. It seemed larger than a Chipping Sparrow but smaller than a Northern Cardinal...perhaps about the size of a Dark-eyed Junco.
On the ground pecking at fallen bird seed and snow
I didn't notice this small sparrow-like bird making any noises. It seemed very calm and came rather close to me without raising its crown feathers in fear. It was pecking at the snow near but not under or on the bird feeders in the park so I'm not sure if it was looking for food or eating snow. Other birds around at the time: Common Redpolls, Black-capped Chickadees, Downy, Pileated and Hairy Woodpeckers, White-breasted Nuthatches and American Goldfinch.