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Longspur ID and Snow Buntings

29 Dec2012
Penrose, Utah

(E-mails from Kendall Watkins, 29 Dec 2012)

I saw this guy, 3 other Longspurs and 2 Snow Buntings on 9600 N in Penrose last night at about 4:00 P.M. I thought that Lapland Longspurs have more prominent arriculars and facial patterns. In this picture it looks to me like the bird is a lot lighter than what you would normally expect. Any thoughts? 

Photos by Kendall Watkins

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