Saturday, 24 November 2012

Some North American Sparrows

A selection of North American Sparrows taken by Chris during our trips to Ohio in 2011 and Texas in 2012.

Chipping Sparrow

Lark Sparrow

Field Sparrow

Lincoln's Sparrow

Song Sparrow

Swamp Sparrow

White-crowned Sparrow

White-throated Sparrow

Seaside Sparrow

Olive Sparrow

Savannah Sparrow

Grasshopper Sparrow

Cassin's Sparrow

Thursday, 8 November 2012

Some 'All Black' American Birds

What appears to be a black bird is often much more colourful.  These are just some examples from our recent trips to the US. They all contain beautiful shades of iridescent blues and greens.

Brewers Blackbird

Bronzed Cowbird

Common Grackle

Boat-tailed Grackle

Great-tailed Grackle