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Saturday, June 6, 2015

Name this bird

Took this out at the strip pits late this evening...I am not sure what it is.  I am thinking some kind of sparrow but cannot find one that looks just like it.  This photo doesn't show it, but it is a real tiny little thing...and it was just singing its heart out.  Be sure and click to expand the view.

15 comments:

Jacquelineand.... said...

It looks rather like a Henslow's sparrow to me, not that I'm an authority, lol. Beautiful photo!

eileeninmd said...

Pretty bird and photo. I have a tough time with sparrows I am going to just guess and say a Grasshopper sparrow.
Happy Sunday!

Sandra said...

I know I know... its a CUTE LITTLE Sparrow... LOL

Tom said...

Hi Rose, I's like to invite you to link some of your wonder barn photos at
http://backroadstraveller.blogspot.com/2015/06/barns-from-distance.html
Have a wonderful day. Tom The Backroads Trabeller

Deb said...

My guess is it's a Grasshopper Sparrow.

TexWisGirl said...

i'd have guessed savannah sparrow but after looking up grasshopper, i think they're right!

don said...

I don't know what he is, but he does a great job of perching for your shot.

Small City Scenes said...

I thought savannah Sparrow too. Now I have to look up grasshopper Sparrow.
Hmmmmm
MB

Mildred said...

I agree with Sandra's i.d. LOL
Sure is a sweet little bird.

Revrunner said...

Sparrows are crazy hard to distinguish one from the other.

barbara l. hale said...

I can't tell one sparrow from another, but he's a bright looking little birdie. Nice pic!

Mary said...

What ever it is, it is a cute little sparrow and you got a good photo of it :-) I'm not good with sparrows except the few I see all the time. I saw one at the strip pits here that I couldn't identify. I would love to know bird songs.

Stephanie said...

Love the yellow strip on its head. Nice shot!

EG CameraGirl said...

My first thought was Savannah Sparrow. I always have to look them up to make sure though. Sparrows are still hard for me to identify!

Norma Ruttan said...

No sparrows as pretty as this one visits my feeder.

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