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Clay-colored Sparrow

Spizella pallida

Description:

An adult Clay-colored Sparrow during the breeding or mating season

Habitat:

Found in Fergus Falls at Delagoon Park while hiking on the bike trail. Area of the trail closest to DeLagoon Park's bike entrance or trail head (?)..

Notes:

I found this male courting or "servicing" his lady love. I'm not good at whistling but tried to mimic her sound. He either got extremely curious or I did a fair job of it as he flew right down to this flowering bush next to the trail I was on and stayed for 3-4 minutes before his mate called his attention back to her.

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13 Comments

JanelleL.Streed
JanelleL.Streed 8 years ago

Thank you so much, Ian Boyd and Jolly Ibanez!!

Ian Boyd
Ian Boyd 8 years ago

Beautiful photographs!

Jolly Ibañez
Jolly Ibañez 8 years ago

Perfect timing

JanelleL.Streed
JanelleL.Streed 9 years ago

Yukochartraw-Thank you! :-)))

YukoChartraw
YukoChartraw 9 years ago

#1 photo - nice shot!

JanelleL.Streed
JanelleL.Streed 9 years ago

Gerardo Aizpuru-Thank you so much!

JanelleL.Streed
JanelleL.Streed 9 years ago

Cindy BinghamKeiser-Thank you!

JanelleL.Streed
JanelleL.Streed 9 years ago

Dilek Cifci-Thank you! :-)

JanelleL.Streed
JanelleL.Streed 9 years ago

ChristyHolland-Thank you so much!

ChristyHolland
ChristyHolland 9 years ago

That first pic is exquisite! What a fun series!!

Dilek Cifci
Dilek Cifci 9 years ago

Amazing !

Beautiful series

Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 9 years ago

Wow wonderful action shots!

JanelleL.Streed
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JanelleL.Streed

Fergus Falls, Minnesota, USA

Spotted on May 14, 2012
Submitted on May 20, 2012

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