Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Wordless Wednesday


Photos by Peggy Thomas

1 comment:

  1. The White-crowned Sparrow shown above is not the usual White-crowned Sparrow that we see here in the southwest in the winter. It is the subspecies "oriantha" which breeds at high elevations in the interior mountain west. In Arizona they breed in the San Francisco Mountains near Flagstaff and winter to the south (in Mexico and Central America I think). Our common wintering White-crowned Sparrow is the subspecies "gambelii" which breeds in Alaska in the summer. This is a great shot of an unusual bird.


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