A photojournal of wildlife, wild flowers and forest life in a small section of Northern Ontario, Canada.
Wednesday, October 20, 2010
Song Sparrows of The Vermilon River
Note Brown Crown With Narrow Grey Stripes
He Just Will Not Show The Brown Chest Splotch
Song Sparrow Showing Tail Feathers
You can readily see the difficulty in identifying sparrow species. Song sparrows have a splotch of brown on their chest, which is the easiest way to ID him. But this guy will not turn in the right direction to see the splotch; nevertheless, his crown still identifies him as a song sparrow.