Birding in British Columbia

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 Post subject: A Golden-crowned Sparrow?
PostPosted: Dec 13 1:52 am 
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I think this bird is a golden-crowned sparrow, but I would like confirmation. Seen in Courtenay at my feeder on December 12, 2017. Thanks in advance.

Imagesparrow_1731 by mcrosbie, on Flickr

Imagesparrow_1858 by mcrosbie, on Flickr

Imagesparrow_1741 by mcrosbie, on Flickr


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 Post subject: Re: A Golden-crowned Sparrow?
PostPosted: Dec 13 6:23 am 
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Yes, you can barely see the golden crown in a couple of pics :)

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 Post subject: Re: A Golden-crowned Sparrow?
PostPosted: Dec 13 4:16 pm 
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Thanks, Paul. I often get white-crowned sparrows at my feeders. This one was different.


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