CLOSED: Could these be Pine Grosbeaks?

Klamath River, CA

The upper bill seem to be darker than the lower. Pic doesn't show the over all olive green tint to the body.

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Klamath River, CA

#2

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Klamath River, CA

#3

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Klamath River, CA

#4

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Klamath River, CA

#5

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West Pottsgrove, PA(Zone 6b)

#5 might be a Grosbeak, but the first four pictures are female Brown-headed Cowbirds

Northumberland, United Kingdom(Zone 9a)

Agree with Claypa on Cowbirds, tho' scaly pattern indicates juveniles rather than adult females (sexes indistinguishable in juvs). Perched bird isn't clear, but might be a House Finch.

To see Pine Grosbeak in Calif, needs a trip to the high mountain treeline forests in the Sierra Nevada (and even there, it's rare).

Resin

Klamath River, CA

Thanks. Every time I thought I knew what they were (cow bird was one of the choices) something wouldn't fit and I would change my mind.

Klamath River, CA

The smoke here is giving me a deuce of a time trying to get decent pictures. This pic was taken at 9am this morning.

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Klamath River, CA

here is another pic of the bird in the pear tree

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