A Fun Day for Sparrows and Buntings

Yesterday I went to my favorite little sparrow spot in Seminole County. It has been fantastic to us this winter, since we’ve been able to see Grasshopper Sparrow, Vesper Sparrow, Song Sparrow, White-crowned Sparrow, Lincoln’s Sparrow, and even a Lark Sparrow, not to mention our more commons species: Savannah, Swamp and Chipping Sparrows. However, since […]

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Swamp Sparrow Weirdness

Swamp Sparrow The other day I found some odd-looking Swamp Sparrows. For comparison, I thought I’d first show a couple normal-looking Swamp Sparrows. These top two photos have either no streaking or very diffuse streaking on the breast. Swamp Sparrow This one below has streaking a little more well-defined, and I’m no good at aging […]

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Canal St, 1/29/2013

It doesn’t look like much, but this little fence on Canal St just south of Lake Jesup is quickly becoming one of my favorite places for photographing sparrows and other perching birds. This morning was one of my best sparrow photo days. I was hoping to find a White-crowned Sparrow here, which I didn’t find, […]

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