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Old Sunday 13th May 2012, 21:32   #1
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1 - Horrible picture, not sure what it is.. a sparrow?/
2-3 are the same bird.. possibly vesper sparrow?
4 - house sparrow female??

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Old Sunday 13th May 2012, 21:45   #2
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Vesper Sparrow and House Sparrow for the last 3

not sure about 1
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Old Sunday 13th May 2012, 21:45   #3
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2 & 3 Vesper Sparrow

1 male Brown-headed Cowbird?? (or male Lark Bunting?)

4 female House Sparrow.
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Old Sunday 13th May 2012, 21:59   #4
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whoo i had the last ones right...
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Old Sunday 13th May 2012, 22:46   #5
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Yay!

Any more pictures of the first bird?
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Old Monday 14th May 2012, 01:24   #6
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noo and i didnt even know i had that until going through my camera.. just a quick snap apparently
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Old Monday 14th May 2012, 03:07   #7
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It does seem a bit like a Lark Bunting yet there seems to be no white whatsoever.

I'd have to go with Brewer's Blackbird or Cowbird.
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Old Monday 14th May 2012, 03:53   #8
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alrighty thank you for the help!! good to cross a mystery off the list!
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It does seem a bit like a Lark Bunting yet there seems to be no white whatsoever.
It would help for me to properly identify the wing surface.
So, obviously not Lark Bunting.
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