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Species from Chorokhi, Georgia

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Old Saturday 14th September 2019, 18:57   #1
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Species from Chorokhi, Georgia

Friend saw this in the Chorokhi Delta, Georgia today, any ideas please?
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Old Saturday 14th September 2019, 19:05   #2
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I don't see what it could be other than a House Sparrow.
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Old Saturday 14th September 2019, 19:11   #3
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Is it possible that this could be a juvenile Crossbill?
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Old Saturday 14th September 2019, 19:28   #4
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I don't see what it could be other than a House Sparrow.
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Thanks, that's what they thought but pink bill, white throat made them query it
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... but pink bill, ...
It is in a bramble - maybe it has been eating the blackberries and got its bill stained by the fruit juice
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I don't see what it could be other than a House Sparrow.
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Female Spanish Sparrow would be difficult to eliminate, but agree female Passer sp.
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Female Spanish Sparrow would be difficult to eliminate, but agree female Passer sp.
A Spanish is eliminated, if only by the beak.
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