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Variability in House Sparrows, or could I have breeding female Spanish Sparrow [NW UK] (1 Viewer)

Bismarck Honeyeater

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Well I have caught another sibling - and this one dropped a couple of feathers while I was taking photos. Similar large bill - its still growing and is 0.3mm under the max allowable for House, it has a well-marked fore-super, much stronger chin patch than its same age House Sp friends, odd black feathers outside the range a breeding plumage let alone a juv still growing its 1st gen flight heathers should have. Its crown isn't all chestnut like the other juv I caught however - but it does have well-marked mantle lines.
Get them up to Aberdeen tout suite
 
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
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