Jaclyn Gonzalez
Jaclyn Gonzalez
has seen House Sparrow New York, United States
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Andrew Goodall
Great idea, chilling in the shade.
Jaclyn Gonzalez
Anyone know what type of bird this is?
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John White
Not sure Jaclyn but I don’t have much experienced with US birds... Just to confirm, you saw this in New York?
Andrew Goodall
Hi Jaclyn, it is a Common Starling (Sturnus vulgaris), you call them European Starling in the States. It is a bird which hatched this year. When they fledge they are that uniform brown all over then after a few weeks like your bird they begin to moult out their juvenile feathers and the adult spotte...View More
Jaclyn Gonzalez
Yes, on Long Island
John White
Very interesting Andrew. Thought it’s breast looked very starling like but the uniform brown upper body got me! We have them here in Cape Town too but never seen any youngsters like this 😀
Andrew Goodall
Thanks John, they are affectionately known as Dustbin here in the UK or Trashcan Warblers for the states!
Andrew Goodall
It is easy to be thrown into confusion with juveniles, John.
Luke Allen
Id say Common Starling
Andrew Goodall
That should read Dustbin Warblers
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