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FW: [alaskabirds-l] White-throated Sparrow (Zonotrichia albicollis) inHomer

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  • Gordon Tans
    AK Birders info on a good southcentral find -- forwarded from the alaskabirds-l listserv Gordon Tans Anchorage ... From: alaskabirds-l-bounces@lists.uaf.edu
    Message 1 of 1 , Dec 27, 2005
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      AK Birders
      info on a good southcentral find -- forwarded from the alaskabirds-l
      listserv
      Gordon Tans
      Anchorage

      -----Original Message-----
      From: alaskabirds-l-bounces@...
      [mailto:alaskabirds-l-bounces@...] On Behalf Of
      alaskabirds-l@...
      Sent: Tuesday, December 27, 2005 6:04 PM
      To: alaskabirds-l@...
      Subject: [alaskabirds-l] White-throated Sparrow (Zonotrichia albicollis)
      inHomer

      Region: Southcentral, Homer

      Date: 27 December 2005

      Species: Adult tan morph White-throated Sparrow (Zonotrichia albicollis)

      Location: Homer, 3rd house on the left on Clayton Dr.


      Contact: Nick Hajdukovich (alaskabirds@...) for more information.


      History: Found by Luke DeCicco, Nick Hajdukovich and Sean Fitzgerald at
      about 3:15PM on the 27th. It was found feeding along with Golden-crowned
      and White-crowned Sparrows.

      White-throated Sparrow is considered Rare in the Checklist of Alaska Birds
      by Daniel D. Gibson, Steve C. Heinl, and Theodore G. Tobish. It is available
      online at: www.uaf.edu/museum/bird/prducts/checklist.pdf A printed version
      is available from the Alaska Bird Observatory at www.alaskabird.org.

      "Casual visitant at any season (Ketchikan, Sitka, Juneau, Cordova, Middleton
      Island, Seward, Homer, Kodiak, Fairbanks, Eagle Summit, Colville River
      Delta).
      Most reports from southcoastal Alaska are in fall and winter." From A
      Birders Guide to Alaska by Dr. George C. West, 2002. Published by the
      American Birding Association.


      Special Considerations: Be courteous to the house owners property, the
      bird is visible from the road.


      Ed Clark
      AlaskaBirds-L Moderator

      Please direct messages about rare or unusual birds to:

      Nicholas Hajdukovich Ed Clark
      452-5026 (home) 457-1526 (home)
      alaskabirds AT ak.net akbirder AT eagle.ptialaska.net

      (direct email sightings to both addresses!)
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