I have posted 3 pics in ID request folder of a possible Black-headed Grosbeak which has been hanging around my sunflower seed feeder this afternoon. The toprichardbuist
Interesting dilemma John and I do sympathize. I would do exactly like you, the bird would be on my yard list, but it would not be on my life list. Thebobshettler
Nice bird to add to your yard list, John. Following American Birding Association rules, heard birds can be counted on one's list. On top of that, the Yellowrflorisk
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