Spring Herald

We see Song Sparrows


around here so often that we begin to take them for granted — “Oh, that’s just a ‘Song Sparrow.’”

They’re a little harder to ignore in Spring when they’re intent on staking out their territory and attracting a mate, competing with the Red-Winged Blackbird and the Marsh Wren to see who can sing the loudest.

This time of year, they are another sure herald of Spring