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#1 Marvelisticme

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Posted 06 December 2013 - 04:24 PM

Not sure where to begin with this guy.  It's about the size of the cardinals, which is kinda large for a sparrow, but the beak says sparrow to me.  Having everything covered in ice has it's benefits.  I through out some seed and just sat there and waited and I think I got two new birds, besides seeing all the usual suspects close up :)

 

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#2 JimBob

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Posted 06 December 2013 - 04:25 PM

Fox Sparrow. :)


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Posted 06 December 2013 - 04:25 PM

You've got a Fox Sparrow...they are rather large compared to most of our other sparrows so it makes sense if the size through you!

 

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Posted 06 December 2013 - 04:25 PM

nice bird!

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Posted 06 December 2013 - 04:28 PM

Awesome, that's a lifer!!  I love the ice now LOL :)  Thanks, y'all!


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Posted 06 December 2013 - 04:55 PM

Congrats, and great shots!  I have never seen one   :(



#7 Sam Ewing

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Posted 06 December 2013 - 05:37 PM

Nice sparrow!  Also nice Harris's.  I have yet to see a Harris's.  I've seen a Fox Sparrow briefly, hope to get better views someday......


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