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American Tree Sparrow

Spizella arborea

Habitat:

My apartment is situated on the border of a forest and near wetland. This little guy was perching in a hanging basket of chives I just put out. There's a bird feeder nearby.

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American tree sparrow
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4 Comments

dcfieldview
dcfieldview 9 years ago

Nice shot Grey!

Grey Catsidhe
Grey Catsidhe 9 years ago

Oh and thank you for your compliment. I dug out my husband's zoom lens.

Grey Catsidhe
Grey Catsidhe 9 years ago

Ah, that is very helpful! I see that now. Thank you for your help!

beallburton
beallburton 9 years ago

I actually think it is the American tree sparrow. This is a really excellent picture, by the way, plenty of detail to analyze and get the ID. One key is the beak, check out the two different colors.

Grey Catsidhe
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Grey Catsidhe

Philadelphia, New York, USA

Spotted on Mar 23, 2012
Submitted on Mar 23, 2012

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