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Harris's sparrow

Zonotrichia querula

Description:

Several sparrows feeding together. Harris's sparrow is the largest sparrow we have in South Dakota.

Habitat:

Backyard. Foraging under feeders.


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3 Comments

Hema
Hema 6 years ago

Wow! What a place to be!

bee.jacbs
bee.jacbs 6 years ago

We definitely do. We are kind of on the border of Eastern and Western species so we get a lot of species at the edges of their range. We are also in the middle of a big migratory pathway, so lots of birds pass through. I saw my first Ibis last week. I guess they're becoming more common here.

Hema
Hema 6 years ago

You do have some unusual bird's out there!

bee.jacbs
Spotted by
bee.jacbs

Sioux Falls, South Dakota, USA

Lat: 43.53, Long: -96.80

Spotted on May 13, 2013
Submitted on May 19, 2013

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