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I used a gift card my sons gave me at Christmas to purchase sunflower seed -- and the birdfeeders are now brimming with these nutritious nuggets of protein. It's so cold and damp right now, the birds are visiting in abundance, which is so enjoyable to see out my front window in the early mornings.
Although this little girl (I'm assuming it's a female,) is neither colorful or especially flamboyant, it is the first time I've seen her and her small accompanying flock at the feeders.
It looks like a sparrow, but also has the characteristics of a finch (although the bill is not quite right.) Therefore, I'm stumped.
Can any of my bird experts out there help me to identify this new visitor?
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