Juvy Vesper Sparrow ?

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Juvy Vesper Sparrow ?

Postby Russ Emmons » Sat Aug 12, 2017 7:11 pm

Found this 5th July at the end of the Jordan River Valley Rd. Near US 131 & M32

Best I can tell it's a Juvy Vesper Sparrow---any thoughts on this?

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Young Vesper Sparrow, Antrim county
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Re: Juvy Vesper Sparrow ?

Postby Dale » Sun Aug 13, 2017 10:38 pm

I think you have it right Russ. I would like to see a more distinctive white eye ring,
but it does not always show in the juv.. Nice photo. ID can also be from a process of
elimination, and I think Vespers fits this bird better than anything else.

By the way, the white cardinal flower still good today, Sunday. Thanks again!

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