Saturday, May 02, 2009

HOW Well Do you Know the Sparrows?

This sparrow collage above shows the sparrow species that have visited our yard. If you have trouble identifying them,you may use the key below to help with their identification.

6 comments:

Mary said...

I think this is such a nice key to identify them! I don't see all of those and the ones that I do see are pretty easy to identify. I had the most trouble with Tree sparrows and chipping sparrows. I always have to look them up to be sure I have the right one.

Deborah Godin said...

Excellent aide to IDing those frustrating SBBs! (small brown birds)

ramblingwoods.com said...

Ann...this is wonderful as I get my sparrows confused..Love the technique and so happy to see your posts in my reader...Michelle

me ann my camera said...

Deborah, I( read in your comment the same frustrations I used to feel about their id's .small brown birds indeed!

Sharon said...

Very thoughtful of you to show us this sparrow diagram. Thank you:)

Ruth's Photo Blog said...

That was a great idea.Sparrows are sometimes hard to idedntify.
Blessings,Ruth