A Seasonal Sparrow

One of the birds that winters here in our southern state of Georgia is the White-throated Sparrow.

I don’t get many pictures of him since he rarely visits the feeders, preferring to scavenge what falls to the ground below the deck; but on occasion I can snap a few shots as he hops around the fountain rocks or gets a drink.

I love the color tones and the lovely markings of this little fellow!

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Wife, mother, daughter, and friend. One who dabbles in writing, thinks in rhyme, and is utterly unable to escape the allure of alliteration:) Amateur nature photographer. A backyard bird watcher, a hiker of non-strenuous trails to waterfalls, and a fan of Atlanta sports teams. Driver of an orange Jeep Renegade who goes by the name of Earl. One who is nourished by silence, solitude, and a good cup of coffee. A lover of God’s Word and the riches that are hidden there. An extremely ordinary jar of clay who longs to see and be satisfied by the glory of God, and to somehow display that in my everyday life.
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11 Responses to A Seasonal Sparrow

  1. DailyMusings says:

    one of my favorites- they leave me here in NJ to fly to you for winter!

  2. Mary says:

    The earth-colours of a sparrow are beautiful. This bird always reminds me of a Sunday School song we sang: God sees the little sparrow fall.

  3. Jill Kuhn says:

    Such a pretty pattern and coloring on this Sparrow! πŸ‘πŸ’•

  4. Jodi says:

    A true beauty!

  5. They are cute little birds. We have some here in NC.

  6. aussiebirder says:

    Sparrows are seen as pests here, however they are beautiful in their pattern and colour hues. Greater pests, the common myna, have driven them further south and west, and they are not as attractive.

  7. de Wets Wild says:

    Great-looking chap – I bet he is excellently camouflaged out in the wild!

  8. Such a sweetheart! Here they are living mostly down-town around the coffeeshops where they can get a few crumbs. And they can get really cheeky and very courageous ☺️

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