Le Conte’s Sparrow at Marl Bed Flats, 1/28/2013



Le Conte’s Sparrow

Well, third time’s a charm. I’ve seen a Le Conte’s Sparrow twice here before this morning (both times with a group), but no photos. This morning I walked out by myself, hoping to find one and finally photograph it. Score! Le Conte’s Sparrows have now skyrocketed in my estimation to the prettiest sparrow I’ve photographed, beating out Nelson’s, Saltmarsh, and Grasshopper Sparrows. What an awesome bird!

Le Conte’s Sparrow

Le Conte’s Sparrow

Le Conte’s Sparrow

Scott Simmons

Scott Simmons

, based in Florida, is a lover of nature, landscape, and wildlife photography. Scott became interested in photography in 2001 when he was given his first SLR camera. When he acquired a telephoto lens, he became progressively more interested in birds and other wildlife. Scott enjoys learning about bird habitats and behavior, striving always to take images that are both beautiful and interpretive. Scott believes photography is a great vehicle to help others to appreciate the wonder for the stuff of earth.

Scott Simmons

Scott Simmons

Scott Simmons, based in Florida, is a lover of nature, landscape, and wildlife photography. Scott became interested in photography in 2001 when he was given his first SLR camera. When he acquired a telephoto lens, he became progressively more interested in birds and other wildlife. Scott enjoys learning about bird habitats and behavior, striving always to take images that are both beautiful and interpretive. Scott believes photography is a great vehicle to help others to appreciate the wonder for the stuff of earth.

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