[CT Birds] Extralimital BREWER'S SPARROW

Stefan Martin nafets519 at gmail.com
Mon Dec 21 18:49:59 EST 2015


From the looks of it, there is still some discussion over the correct ID of the bird. Some are saying very pale Clay and others are saying Brewer's. There are some very nice photos and a decent thread of comments on the NYbirders FB page for those who are interested. 

Stefan Martin

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> On Dec 21, 2015, at 6:40 PM, Jory Teltser via CTBirds <ctbirds at lists.ctbirding.org> wrote:
> 
> Originally ID as a Clay-colored Sparrow but was corrected by Tom Johnson
> and Doug Gochfeld as most likely a Brewer's.  It was seen yesterday and
> today at Flushing Flushing Meadows Corona Park in Queens, New York.  It is
> also being seen with a LARK SPARROW.  Below are some pictures.  Hopefuly
> this bird will stick until winter break!
> 
> http://10000birds.com/good-birds-on-the-queens-county-christmas-bird-count.htm#respond
> -- 
> Jory Teltser
> Westport
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