Chipping Sparrow: Spizella passerina

It wouldn’t seem like summer without the sounds of the Chipping Sparrows echoing through the trees in our area. A beautiful little sparrow with their rufous crown. We see the Chipping Sparrow foraging on branches, jumping around on the ground and hopping about in the both pine and deciduous tress each summer.

More often than not a hike through the forest in July is accompanied by their song echoing through the woods. A song we thoroughly enjoy.

So here’s to the Chipping Sparrow a widespread, modest and wonderful summer companion.

8 thoughts on “Chipping Sparrow: Spizella passerina

  1. Really enjoyed this appreciative tribute to the humble chipping sparrow, Mike. The song video was great, and the photos highlighting its colorful markings were extra special.

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