Monday, February 9, 2009

Bird Photography Weekly: Savannah Sparrows

Sparrows wintering on the Katy Prairie, just a few miles west of Houston:

Savannah Sparrow - 1/20/2009
Savannah Sparrow (Passerculus sandwichensis)


Savannah Sparrow - 1/20/2009
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9 comments:

Kelly said...

I would love to see a Savannah Sparrow. Not that common around here. April, May and Sept are the best bets, but still not common. Great photos!

Wisconsin Birder said...

What a lovely little sparrow. Great images!

Neil said...

Nice looking sparrow great photos.

Red said...

Those turned out great... nice and crisp!

Bob and Cynthia Kaufman said...

Oh my! Those are lovely Savannah Sparrow shots, Kyle!

Larry Jordan said...

Super Savannah Sparrow captures Kyle. I added you as a friend on Flickr. I will get back to look at more photos when I get time.

Sparverius said...

I've been sitting here trying to figure out just how to ID these as Savannah Sparrows and not Vesper Sparrows. Those last two pics show the reddish edges on the feathers rather well, but other than that, I'd be totally stumped if it were up to me to ID them. Oh, sparrows.

Bevson said...

Wow. Fabulous shots!!! Sparverius, see the yellow lores. That is classic in Savannahs.

Mary C said...

I do believe that would be a lifer for me if I should see one (and be able to ID it!). Thanks for sharing.