[Tweeters] Black-headed Grosbeak question

Linda Phillips linda_phillips1252 at msn.com
Sat Jul 19 16:59:56 PDT 2014


I saw a BH groseak feeding a chick. After watching for a while I began to wonder if the baby bird I was seeing was a cowbird. One of my books says BHGR are rare cowbird hosts but the baby doesn't look like Sibley's illistration of a imm. BHGR.

I know they are terrible pictures but can someone tell me if this is a baby grosbeak or is the parent feeding a cowbird?

https://www.flickr.com/photos/88699795@N03/



Linda Phillips

Kenmore



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