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Savannah Sparrow with food for young

Passerculus sandwichensis


Small stripey sparrow with a buff or yellow eyebrow that calls "seep, seep" from the grass usually! but here it is calling from a tree as it waits for us to walk by on the trail so that it can take the food in its beak to its nest.


Brush near the shore of Lightning Lake, Manning Park, BC in the Cascade Mountain range. Evergreens, willows and tall grass on the other side of the trail where I think he was headed with this beakful.


Name comes from Savannah, Georgia where one of the first specimens was taken!

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British Columbia, Canada

Spotted on Jul 14, 2014
Submitted on Jul 21, 2014

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