[CT Birds] Sparrow ID help

Dave dave at alpeter.net
Sun Feb 8 20:57:21 EST 2015


Agree, it certainly appears to be a Swamp Sparrow. 

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> On Feb 8, 2015, at 8:01 PM, Frank Mantlik via CTBirds <ctbirds at lists.ctbirding.org> wrote:
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> Chris and Pat,
> The photos are pretty dark, but it looks like a Swamp Sparrow.
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> Frank Mantlik
> Stratford
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> Sent from my iPhone
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>> On Feb 8, 2015, at 7:55 PM, Patrick and Christine via CTBirds <ctbirds at lists.ctbirding.org> wrote:
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>>  Chris and Pat Tamborra, 17 Harris Road, Salem, late afternoon  Sometimes I think that I am a pretty good birder; along comes a sparrow or small shorebird and it's HELP!  This sparrow was seen today late-I took photos from my window, I think that some are OK but I can't ID the bird.  It twitched its tail constantly and hopped rather than fly when other birds spooked.  It kept to itself.  Can anyone help?
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>> Thanks, Chris and Pat
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>> https://www.dropbox.com/sh/g0vox2wwsl3r7qf/AADf3uVs1rRIYEuLTB2gC4THa?dl=0<https://www.dropbox.com/sh/g0vox2wwsl3r7qf/AADf3uVs1rRIYEuLTB2gC4THa?dl=0>
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