Bird ID Please

Discussion in 'Birds' started by MissMegan, Sep 16, 2008.

  1. MissMegan

    MissMegan

    49
    Mar 24, 2008
    Alabama
    I have been in Alabama now for 2 months and recently set out some bird feeders to see what I get. Im quickly becoming a bit obsessed with figuring out what I have coming. I know NOTHING about birds though and have only been able to pick out a few that I know already (cardinal, blue bird, chickadee...) but I cant find this brown one anywhere.

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  2. It's a bit hard to see any detail in this image, but it looks like a house finch

    Cheers,

    Larry
     
  3. I'm gonna second a house finch
     
  4. billdc

    billdc Guest

    You might goto whatbird.com and download the program.
    It should help in IDing the birds.
    I'll third the finch
     
  5. cre8foru

    cre8foru

    Dec 1, 2007
    Atlanta GA
    Yep. Thats a House Finch
     
  6. Two good reference books are:
    The Sibley Guide to Birds National Audubon Society
    Smithsonian Field guide to the Birds of North America
    There is a Yahoo birding group @ http://groups.yahoo.com/group/albirds/ that is a great source of info on Alabama Birds
    Jerry