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Ipswich Sparow, Bon Voyage

May 18, 2024 - Ipswich Sparrow, Bon Voyage, as they fly to Sable Island. This is likely the last Ipswich Sparrows I will see until the...
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White-crowned Sparrow

May 15, 2024 - I saw this White-crowned Sparrow yesterday and took a few unsatisfactory shots. I tried again this morning sitting quiet...
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Chipping Sparrow

May 12, 2024 - I hunkered down against a rock and waited for birds to march by on the kelp heaps. There was an abundance of kelp flies...
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Ipswich Sparrow

April 24, 2024 - Laura and I first met the Ipswich Sparrow in late April 2000 on a birding trip to Martinique Beach Provincial Park led b...
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White-crowned Sparrow

October 10, 2022 - The White-crowned Sparrow is an annual regular with numbers varying wildly year over year. Beginners often confuse the W...
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Ipswich Sparrow

May 13, 2021 - The Ipswich Sparrow is an "all Canadian bird", almost all born on Canada's Sable Island. The proper name should be Sable...
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American Tree Sparrow in Snow Storm

April 04, 2021 - The Tree Sparrow is another all Canadian bird with most breeding well north of the U.S. of A. border in Canada's boreal...
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Dark-eyed Junco in Snow Storm

April 04, 2021 - The Dark-eyed Junco is actually a sparrow and challenging to photograph due to its (you guessed it) dark eye. The eye is...
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Song Sparrow in Snow Storm

April 04, 2021 - The recent snow storm, the last of the season we hope, brought most of our local birds up to the feeders. We usually hav...
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Fox Sparrow

March 19, 2021 - The Fox Sparrow is among our most elegant sparrows with an amazing song. We had one stay with us for 18 months several y...
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Swamp Sparrow

July 28, 2020 - The Swamp Sparrow is a denizen of marshes and wet places. It has a jaunty cinnamon coloured cap with a white centre stri...
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Nelson's Sparrow

June 19, 2020 - The Nelson's Sparrow is a denizen of the coastal salt marshes announcing itself with a buzzing song. It's a very attract...
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Ipswich Sparrow

May 09, 2020 - The Ipswich Sparrow is a wholly Canadian bird with almost the entire world wide population breeding on Sable Island off...
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White-crowned Sparrow

April 23, 2020 - The White-crowned Sparrow is an enigma for me. Its almost an annual regular for me in our back yard but I've never taken...
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Tree Sparrow

April 17, 2020 - The Tree Sparrow is a regular and reliable over-wintering bird at our feeders. It has a marvelous whistled song easily r...
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Fox Sparrow

March 22, 2020 - The Fox Sparrow is one of the earliest migrants. It has a wonderful technique of foraging, vigorously scratching the gro...
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