Confirmation of a sparrow?
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Confirmation of a sparrow?

Simcoe

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Not the best of photos, but the best I can come up with is Fox Sparrow. The overall colour doesn't seem to fit (although it is in the shade); some of the streaking on the breast is more rufous. The reddish tail seems right.


As always, I appreciate the wisdom.


Shortsighted

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Sure enough. Haven't seen one yet this year. Certainly not a regular backyard visitor.


Simcoe

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Thanks.  Now, the first of the year for me as well.


Cheers.




Ally

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Not the best of photos, but the best I can come up with is Fox Sparrow. The overall colour doesn't seem to fit (although it is in the shade); some of the streaking on the breast is more rufous. The reddish tail seems right.


As always, I appreciate the wisdom.


I'd say it's a fox. His specks fits.


Rotarran

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Yeah looks like a Fox Sparrow.  Funny enough I went looking for Fox Sparrows at one of my usual Fox Sparrow "hotspots" and saw a Song Sparrow, a Swamp Sparrow, a Lincoln's Sparrow and a Fox.  Not Fox Sparrow, an actual Red Fox.  I still had a great time of course but I love how birding doesn't always work out how you expect it to but it still manages to delight in other ways.
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Shortsighted

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What a delightfully inspirational attitude for a Klingon. By the way, how's your ship running?


Rotarran

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She's an old bucket o' rust but she's tough. 
She'll fly.
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Shortsighted

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Rust in space? Compelling title for a new Sci Fi series. Make it as stupid as "Lost in Space" but without pretense of having an actual plot. Your rust problem must be confined to the lower decks, an expected sequela from having careened across the Lagoon nebulae too often. You Klingons are a riot but your opera sucks and features way too many sharp objects.