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Old Monday 14th January 2019, 03:41   #1
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Bird on feeder

This bird was on my feeder this afternoon after a major snowstorm. I am in west central Illinois. I could not identify. Help is much appreciated.
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Old Monday 14th January 2019, 04:55   #2
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Bewick's Wren?
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Old Monday 14th January 2019, 07:52   #3
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I'd say Carolina Wren? Might be out of range for Bewick's in Illinois?
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Old Monday 14th January 2019, 10:50   #4
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Carolina Wren for me too - Bewick's is purer white below.
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Carolina Wren, for reasons mentioned. Bewick's Wren is a very rare breeder in Illinois (maybe only a few pairs left), and departs in the winter. Carolina Wren is a very common resident.

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Yup! A Carolina Wren

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Yep, Carolina wren -- that fits. I thought it looked wren-ish. Much thanks for the ID help.
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