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Bunting or Sparrow, W AK USA

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Old Saturday 17th October 2020, 04:16   #1
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Bunting or Sparrow, W AK USA

Is this a sparrow or bunting. Probably missed it in my Nat Geo Birds of North America book.
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Old Saturday 17th October 2020, 04:46   #2
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Yes it is ' )

If i'm not mistaken it is a Chipping Sparrow.

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I’ve never seen one but maybe American Tree Sparrow?
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ah, i had the right genus but the wrong species
Lisa is right, it's American Tree Sparrow
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ah, i had the right genus but the wrong species
Lisa is right, it's American Tree Sparrow
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https://ebird.org/species/amtspa

pardon the too quick reply earlier


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Wow, not a usual thing. Sparrow IDs and I don’t always get along.
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A great image of this Tree Sparrow!
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The bi-colored bill is the key identification point.
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I agree with American Tree Sparrow.
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