December 12, 2016

Tree sparrow at the pond

Forecast is for well below freezing temperatures starting Wednesday so the pump comes out Tuesday.

Spizelloides arborea
Misleadingly named by European settlers reminded of Eurasian Tree Sparrows back home, American Tree Sparrows are ground birds. They forage on the ground, nest on the ground, and breed primarily in scrubby areas at or above the treeline.

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