June 02, 2014
LBJ is a techie term that birders use to describe" little brown job", normally a sparrow.
As they fly by in a blur they can be very difficult to identify.
This is a Savannah sparrow a medium sized sparrow that has a head that looks to small for its body.
One identifier is the yellow patch on the face in front of the eye.
Raising young is hard work: a female Savannah Sparrow must gather 10 times her weight in food to feed herself and her young during the 8 days they are in the nest.
The oldest known wild Savannah Sparrow was at least 6 years, 10 months old.
source- Cornell Lab of Ornithology