Uncommon sparrows :)

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Uncommon sparrows :)

Postby Annie » Mar 30, 2009 8:33 am

I"ve seen these off and on all winter. Thought they were a "different" kind of sparrow and I was right!

They are Eurasian tree sparrows. I guess they are not real common birds. But I have them at my feeders :)

Aren't they cute?

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Here is one compared to a normal house sparrow.
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LOL I love their cheeks :)

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Re: Uncommon sparrows :)

Postby Spider » Mar 30, 2009 2:45 pm

He is cute! Looks like a sparrow bred with a black cheek zebra finch.

These aren't the same birds you see at the grocery store parking lot all the time?
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Re: Uncommon sparrows :)

Postby nanny_56 » Apr 13, 2009 7:23 pm

Spider, your talking about English House Sparrows....bad, bad birds! :eek:
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Re: Uncommon sparrows :)

Postby Annie » Apr 15, 2009 12:43 pm

No they are different. In the second pic the house sparrow (parking lot sparrows :lol: ) is in the background.
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