House sparrows are by far the most numerous birds in my Calgary neighbourhood and these days, many of them are juveniles. Yesterday, I heard a house sparrow mega-choir and went to investigate. I saw a house with a roof covered in pigeons and a few magpies. The trees and bushes around the house were filled […]
There seem to be a lot of young sparrows in the Calgary trees these days. I find them hard to identify based on their plumage. But sometimes I see them with a parent. This little guy also got a visit from a sibling.
I almost wimped out this month, but Laura at Create Art Everyday is such a lovely and enthusiastic blogger that somehow I worked up some motivation this afternoon. Matthias at Wildlife Weeks posted a beautiful picture of a male house sparrow yesterday and I thought I would draw that bird. However, I couldn’t see his […]
Two days ago, I stood outside my old apartment, hoping to take a picture of one of the house sparrows that had embellished my afternoons with delightful piu-piu music. They mostly stayed hidden in the shrubs, but once in a while they would pitter patter on a concrete path and ledge. I didn’t notice the […]