I believe you. On one of the Pine Siskin pages I reviewed it was mentioned that they look like vesper sparrows. Very close match, but apparently they’re not related. It’s always a mistake to assume I know what I’m talking about!
Paul > On Apr 13, 2018, at 12:27 PM, ann sanfedele <ann...@nyc.rr.com> wrote: > > If I say now he sort of looked like a pine siskin when I first saw him who > will believe me? :-) > > ann (have seen pine siskins, don't remember ever seeing a Vesper sparrow - > so I just figured he was a sparrow who looked like a siskin and you knew.) > > >> On 4/13/2018 10:51 AM, Paul Stenquist wrote: >> I’m quite sure Mathew Hunt was right when he said my Vesper Sparrow Is a >> Pine Siskin. The banding on the breast is too heavy for a sparrow, and the >> fact that this bird was hanging out with goldfinches supports his contention >> that it’s a Pine Siskin. Always great to get bird input here. Someone always >> gets it right. >> >>>>> https://www.photo.net/photo/18467672/Vesper-Sparrow >>>>> -- >> > > > -- > PDML Pentax-Discuss Mail List > PDML@pdml.net > http://pdml.net/mailman/listinfo/pdml_pdml.net > to UNSUBSCRIBE from the PDML, please visit the link directly above and follow > the directions. -- PDML Pentax-Discuss Mail List PDML@pdml.net http://pdml.net/mailman/listinfo/pdml_pdml.net to UNSUBSCRIBE from the PDML, please visit the link directly above and follow the directions.