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Matt_K

Saltmarsh or Nelson's sparrows?

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These photos were taken recently at Big Talbot State park (far Northeast Florida) at a location know for both Saltmarsh and Nelson's sparrows.  I had as many as six birds darting in and out of the rocks at high tide.  I believe some of these photos are of the same bird (but certainly not all).  Would like some ID help with those who have more experience differentiating the two species.  Thanks!

Matt_K

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I have limited experience with these, but as someone who saw definite Saltmarsh yesterday, these look different.

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