Thursday, December 11, 2008

Straggling Chipping Sparrow

Here is the extremely late, winter plumage Chipping Sparrow that we found at the Forsburg Farm near Gardiner Dam last week.
Usually, Chippers depart our area by late September !
I wonder if it'll still be hanging around in time for the bird count next week...

7 comments:

Jayne said...

They are such sweet little birds...

The Birdlady said...

So sweet - he's such a teensy little thing braving all that cold!

Shellmo said...

He's a tired little beauty! Hope he's around for your bird count too!

Ruth's Photo Blog said...

A cute little bird for sure.We had one at our house until the middle of November,but haven't seen him since.

Bird Girl said...

Outstanding shot, Nick! I love the barbed wire, too!

NCmountainwoman said...

Nope. He was waiting around for you to take that great photograph.

Mike - Fenphotography said...

quite a fan of barb wire shots, looks great Nick.