Redpolls continue

The Common Redpolls continue to come to the feeder in my yard… The whole flock numbering about 50-60 birds was there this morning… I spotted the male Hoary Redpoll there as well… He does not come to the feeder often and I suspect that he is with a smaller flock that only occasionally shows up and usually in the am… By afternoon only a dozen show up.. There is one frosty looking individual with white undertail coverts and a small bill… He looks like he could be good for a young Hoary, but I have not been able to visualize his rump… I will submit it to ebird as a Hoary/common Redpoll and let them sort it out…

Male Common Redpoll

Male Common Redpoll

Common Redpolls in feeder

Common Redpolls in feeder

Hoary Redpoll possible. Note pure white undertail coverts

Hoary Redpoll possible. Note pure white undertail coverts

Possible Hoary Redpoll.. Small pointed bill pushed inward and white undertail coverts

Possible Hoary Redpoll.. Small pointed bill pushed inward and white undertail coverts

Possible Hoary Redpoll

Possible Hoary Redpoll

Possible Hoary Redpoll

Possible Hoary Redpoll

Possible Hoary

Possible Hoary

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