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Old Sunday 15th November 2009, 14:19   #1
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Question Bird Identification Help - Nevada

Can somebody please help me ID this bird. I saw it at the Valley of Fire State Park in Nevada. Thanks, Arnold
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Old Sunday 15th November 2009, 14:21   #2
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Old Sunday 15th November 2009, 14:21   #3
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Looks like a House Sparrow
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Yeah, a male House.
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It's a male House Sparrow. As much liked over there as Grey Squirrels are over here.
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Yes a male House Sparrow Passer domesticus, they do get around!
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Old Sunday 15th November 2009, 15:19   #7
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Thank you everyone for getting back to so fast on my request. Arnold
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You can come to my house and see about 30 male HOSP if you like. Bah.
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You can come to my house and see about 30 male HOSP if you like. Bah.
Wish I could say the same over here....!!
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