[Tweeters] Bird ID
Patricia Quyle Grainger
paq at olypen.com
Fri Nov 1 20:45:57 PDT 2019
I could not come up with the bird by following your Flickr. Am I the only one? I'd like to help, but...
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> On Nov 1, 2019, at 6:53 PM, <byers345 at comcast.net> <byers345 at comcast.net> wrote:
> Hello Tweeters,
> I am reluctant to ask for help on this bird’s ID because it is so obviously seriously ill. It turned up on a friend’s feeder. The friend says it is bigger than a House Finch. That ID wouldn’t work anyway because the beak is grosbeak-like and the culmen is straight. But it can’t be a grosbeak….
> Could it be a juvenile crossbill without a very crossed bill?
> I feel like I should be able to ID this bird right away, but am flummoxed. Charlotte Byers, Edmonds.
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