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Yellow throated Sparrow or Pale Rockfinch? (1 Viewer)


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The bird's thick bill and build is what is causing confusion for a Pale rockfinch. The two white wing bars would say Chestnut shouldered petronia/ Yellow throated sparrow
Pale rockfinch has only ever been recorded once from Pakistan not far from this location. The species has almost regularly wintered in Western India.
Location: Jhimpir, Thatta, Sindh Province, Pakistan
Date: December 1, 2023


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