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2 SE AZ sparrows

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I'm torn on the first, my initial impression was White-crowned, but I see your point about Chipping. For the second, agree with Chipping.

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thanks for the feedback everyone, no consensus yet, can't get past white-crowned

I just realized bird 1 has a band

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The pale lores means either Clay-colored or Brewer's, and I think the nape's too clean for Brewer's, so Clay-colored.

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it doesnt look like a chipping sparrow to me either. theres no dark stripe going from the eye to the bill and the eye ring is too bold for chipping. the markings on the face arent bold or sharp enough for clay either.. im still looking

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