Help on a Bird ID

Discussion in 'Birds' started by linm, Jun 7, 2005.

  1. linm

    linm

    182
    May 3, 2005
    Vancouver, BC
    I'm not much of a Birder but these little guys are all over my yard. They are quite fascinating to watch. Can anyone tell me what they are?

    Thanks,


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  2. linm

    linm

    182
    May 3, 2005
    Vancouver, BC
    OK, I assumed these were some very common bird because there were so many in my yard but no one can tell me what they are????
     
  3. Lin, I think its a house sparrow otherwise known as an English sparrow. These sparrows were introduced to North America from Europe and have spread all over North America from about Latitude 60 degrees south. They are, as you have noted, very common. Like most sparrows and finches, however, I find they are not all that easy to get a good shot of because, most of the time, they move quite quickly.
     
  4. Have to concur with Dennis, female house sparrow.......good ID Dennis, had to pull the old book out. LOL

    Keith
     
  5. Flew

    Flew

    994
    Jan 25, 2005
    Alabama
    Nice shot Lin. You need to spend more time shooting birdies. They really are fun.
     
  6. linm

    linm

    182
    May 3, 2005
    Vancouver, BC
    Thanks everyone! and yes, I think I will spend a little more time on birds. They are really interesting!
     
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