FW: [alaskabirds-l] White-throated Sparrow (Zonotrichia albicollis) inHomer
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Sent: Tuesday, December 27, 2005 6:04 PM
Subject: [alaskabirds-l] White-throated Sparrow (Zonotrichia albicollis)
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
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.
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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