Chris –

 

Yes, this is an ETS (Eurasian Tree Sparrow).

 

...Dave Faintich

Olivette, MO
http://david.faintich.com/

 

"The truth of the matter is, the birds could very well live without us, but many - perhaps all - of us would find life incomplete, indeed almost intolerable without the birds" ~~ Roger Tory Peterson


From: Missouri Wild Bird Forum [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Chris
Sent: Saturday, May 31, 2008 10:25 PM
To: [log in to unmask]
Subject: sparrow ID

 

I came across this guy today at Columbia Bottoms and in reviewing my photos, almost discounted him as “just another sparrow” but then noticed the spot on the cheek…is this a Eurasian Tree Sparrow??

http://chrismantle.smugmug.com/photos/304903888_D643m-L.jpg

 

Thanks in advance.

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