Tuesday, July 5, 2016

Baird's Sparrow in Grasslands National Park SK

The ochre-coloured sparrow on the red rock surprised me — a Baird's Sparrow, out in the open. The only Baird's I'd seen before had been somewhat hidden in a shrub. But this was at Grasslands National Park, in this bird's natural habitat, and the rock was some distance away. So why be surprised? Just enjoy.

What is this? A Baird's Sparrow
Location: Grasslands National Park, near Val Marie, Saskatchewan. 
Photo date: June 22, 2015.


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