Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Chipping Sparrow, May 18, 2016

ABC Wednesday and Wild Bird Wednesday
S is for Sparrows - small brown and grey songbirds
Pickwick, Tennessee, USA, May 2, 2016
Chipping Sparrows, Spizella passerina, are wide-spread across the United States and Canada. Migratory birds, they winter in the southern US and Mexico. Seeds are their main food source, though they eat insects in the Summer. They like to line their nests with hair, and have been known to pluck hair from sleeping dogs!

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  1. ohh how cute .... always so sweet these little ones

    Have a nice abcwednes-day / - week
    ♫ M e l ☺ d y ♫ (abc-w-team)
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  2. Sweet little thing, great photo Lea.

  3. you sure captured this little guy

  4. Hello, great captures of the Chipping Sparrow. They are sweet yard birds.
    Happy Wednesday, enjoy your day!

  5. Hello!:) Such a sweet bird, and a great shot. I didn't know about them taking dog hairs from a sleeping dog.Enjoy the rest of the week!:)

  6. Wonderful photo of the little sparrow! I love the sparrows ~ great post for S ~

    Happy Week to you ~ ^_^

  7. In my garden I have lots of sparrows too – but the normal house sparrow, Passer domesticus. They are here all year round along with the tree sparrows, the Dunnocks. I don’t think I have seen a Chipping Sparrow before, lovely photo of it.

  8. Our chippies are long gone north toward their nesting grounds. They are one of my favorite winter visitors, the smallest and cutest of the sparrow family.

  9. Hello,
    I've just discovered your blog and find it amazing!
    Have a nive day!

  10. The dog hair made me laugh, sparrows are so cheeky, and clever. Lovely photo.


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