[CT Birds] Sparrow ID help please

James Dugan jim at worldpeace.org
Mon Nov 16 12:45:54 EST 2015

Hey Don,

Female/imm type Purple Finch.

Jim Dugan
The World Peace Sanctuary
26 Benton Road
Wassaic, NY 12592
845.877.6093 x212
Fax 845.877.6862

On Nov 16, 2015, at 12:39 PM, Don Morgan via CTBirds wrote:

> this bird has been showing up at my back porch feeder for weeks  now, 
> intermittently, but has successfully eluded my camera every time until  today. 
> Pictures taken through glass window, so not too sharp, but close enough  for 
> some detail.
> https://www.dropbox.com/sh/rz24ycc73gqi8ey/AAB-83tw7AMOmGWCr1Ef9kmIa?dl=0
> If you get a white box asking you to sign in, just click the X  , top right 
> corner.
> Bird is on the small side, smaller than Song or White-throated  Sparrows, 
> perhaps a little larger than a Chipping Sparrow. Very heavily streaked  
> breast, but no central spot. Indistinct white lines on the face but no markings  
> at all on the cap. Not ringing a bell at all with me.
> Don  Morgan, Coventry, Ct
> mntncougar at aol.com
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