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As soon asI saw the yellow on the lores I thought the same!


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> On Oct 21, 2018, at 3:18 PM, Nick Tepper <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
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> Hi Maeve,
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> The yellow lores, pinkish bill, pink legs, side streaking, and faint eye-ring point to a Savannah Sparrow for me. The behavior of sitting up on a high post like that in what looks like an open area also helps.
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> Best,
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> Nick
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> From: Vermont Birds <[log in to unmask]> on behalf of Maeve Kim <[log in to unmask]>
> Sent: Sunday, October 21, 2018 3:04:11 PM
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> Subject: [VTBIRD] help needed with sparrow ID
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> Yesterday at Brilyea Access, we saw a sparrow with some characteristics of a Field Sparrow (short, conical, pink bill - which looked much pinker in real life than in the photo in the ebird list - and pink legs) but had either a very faint eye ring or none, and had some streaking on the sides. Any help would be appreciated!
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> https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S49324904 <https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S49324904>
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> Maeve Kim
> Jericho Center
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