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

3 thoughts on “Spring Herald”

  1. There must be a lot of Song Sparrows everywhere I go because that’s one of the few bird songs I can easily identify. I consider it a blessing to hear both the Song Sparrow and the Red-Wing Blackbird at Theler.

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