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Old Friday 20th April 2007, 00:27   #1
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Song Sparrow? I. D. So. California

Doesn't look exactly like the other Song Sparrows that I have photographed. Doesn't seem to have the blotch on the chest. Could it be just a juvenile Song Sparrow? Excuse its dirty beak, it has been digging in the mud.
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Yes, Song Sparrow - adult though - this is a pretty variable species and the breast spot is not on all birds.
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Yap it shure durned is u Song Sparrow

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Yes, Song Sparrow - adult though - this is a pretty variable species and the breast spot is not on all birds.
Thanks Alex, I couldn't find any thing else to match it with.
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Hiya,

Very variable species: I've got some similar photos of southern Song Sparrows (and western and eastern ones) on my blog at http://www.charliesbirdblog.com/~cha...ngsparrow.html

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Hi Charlie Great Photo's as you say very variable
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