October 2019

Vol. 47, No. 5

At a Glance: August 2019 Revealed

Wayne R. Petersen

Wayne R. Petersen

This issue's mystery species features a songbird with a streaked (or possibly spotted) breast, a speckled throat, a prominent supercilium (stripe over the eye), a solid brown cap and back, and a sharp pointed bill. Among the most likely identification possibilities for this mystery species are American Pipit, some kind of warbler, or possibly a sparrow, although the sharp pointed bill is not that of seedeater like a sparrow, so the best bet is probably an American Pipit or a warbler.

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