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Chipping? Tree? And a couple others S.WI


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S. WI, couple days ago.
The first 3 pics are the same bird. Tree or chipping sparrow if you can tell? Dark spot on breast looks tree but not sure of other parts.
I’m quite sure the 4th pic is a tree sparrow?
I have no idea what the 5th pic is of. Redwing?

And the last was a swallow in New Mexico at the very end of August.

Thank you!

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For the sparrow-what knocks out Chipping is the dark eyeline stops at the eye. In a Chipping, it would go all the way through to the bill. Breast spot can be highly variable, and sometimes is just from displaced feathers, so is not a super reliable field mark. What IS a reliable field mark for Tree here is the bicolored bill.

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1 hour ago, meghann said:

For the sparrow-what knocks out Chipping is the dark eyeline stops at the eye. In a Chipping, it would go all the way through to the bill. Breast spot can be highly variable, and sometimes is just from displaced feathers, so is not a super reliable field mark. What IS a reliable field mark for Tree here is the bicolored bill.

Meghann knows what she's talking about. She was the last birder to see an American Tree Sparrow in Richmond County, Georgia.

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