Wednesday, 16 September 2009


at first thought this was a sparrow in my stream but looking closer it was larger and had more markings especially underneath.Only bird I could see that looked similar was a corn bunting.Anyone put me right on this?

6 comments:

Lynmiranda said...

Or it could be a juvenile Reed Bunting?

swatson said...

thanks lynmiranda you could be right I thought they only lived near water but according to bird book like farmland and we do have that behind us

Warren Baker said...

Hey songbird it's a Lnnet! nice garden bird!

Warren Baker said...

oops sorry! I'm getting my blogs mixed up! Still a Linnet though!

swatson said...

A linnet yeeeeh.first for me.thanks warren,I dont mind you getting me mixed up but my blog doesnt live up to shysongbirds....

Mac said...

Congrats on your linnet Sheila, that is a lovely bird to have in your garden.