Summer is still a month away but the baby house sparrows in Brooklyn, New York, are already adult-sized. This mother and youngster were having a snack of found bread crumbs on May 20, 2012.
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I am a Collection Manager at the American Museum of Natural History, an author, and a photographer. I live in New York City. I recently published my first popular science book, Field Guide to Urban Wildlife, an illustrated collection of natural history essays about common animals. I update my blog, Urban Wildlife Guide, every Sunday.