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Nobleboro, ME, USA
This bird was spotted on 11/1/18 in North Nobleboro, ME at a feeding area. It stayed for a couple of days and then was gone.
Leucistic White Crowned Sparrow
Hi Jean, Great find! The yellow markings remind us of a White-throated Sparrow. White-throated Sparrows also live in Maine, and can show up at feeders for short periods of time.
I have two on a feeder out side my kitchen window. He comes 2 time a day to eat. Sunflower.
Just had one at our feeder here in Northern New Jersey
We have been treated to sightings at our feeders and in the cedar shrubs here in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Its breast is fully white with more white down the back.
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