Date: 11/9/17 7:40 am From: Allen Gathman <agathman...> Subject: Re: Odd sparrow at Apple Creek Conservation Area
I'm a geneticist by training, so of course I think it was born that way. When all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail. In defense of that view, though, Mike Grant pointed out that it's also missing all the claws from the toes on its right foot.
-Allen Gathman Pocahontas, MO
On Thu, Nov 9, 2017 at 9:32 AM, Scott Miller <sdmiller42...> wrote:
> Is that caused from an injury or born like that? > > Scott Miller > > Sent from my iPhone > > > On Nov 8, 2017, at 1:17 PM, Allen Gathman <agathman...> wrote: > > > > I was at Apple Creek (cape Girardeau County) this morning, and I just > > thought it was nice that a Field Sparrow was being so cooperative about > > getting its picture taken. Then I got home and looked more closely, only > > to find I'd photographed the extremely rare Field Crossbill. > > > > https://www.flickr.com/photos/a >