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Sparrow - Hornsby Bend Texas (1 Viewer)

jmmorton

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Hi All, can anyone please confirm the identity of this sparrow seen at Hornsby Bend, nr Austin, Texas on 17th October 2019? Pictures are not great.

Thanks in Advance

Jonno
 

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tom baxter

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It’s a Savannah Sparrow, not entirely sure which subspecies but in ebird it is probably the (savannah) savannah sparrow.

I’m not in the know on the complex subspecies divisions of Savannah sparrows but it is subtly distinct from normal (Savannah) race in the east I think.
 
ZEISS. Discover the fascinating world of birds, and win a birding trip to Columbia
ZEISS. Discover the fascinating world of birds, and win a birding trip to Colombia
ZEISS. Discover the fascinating world of birds, and win a birding trip to Colombia
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