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Old Sunday 30th December 2012, 23:38   #1
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What is this bird?

This looks like a type of sparrow but has a rose colored breast. A few of these have been hanging with some goldfinches at my feeders. I originally thought it was a house finch but can't be sure. Thank you for your help.
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Old Sunday 30th December 2012, 23:46   #2
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Hi and welcome to the forum.

Your bird is a Common Redpoll.

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Old Sunday 30th December 2012, 23:59   #3
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Redpoll was one of my guesses. Been trying to get good pics to study it out.
Thank you very much! These have been coming to my feeders in the past couple winters but was never sure what they were.
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