Grasshopper Sparrow who, unfortunately, flew under the car en route to Great Bend.
Lark Sparrow. Every imaginable marking on the head.
Lark Sparrow. Better look at the head.
Mystery sparrow. I suspect it's a Swamp Sparrow, but that would be out of range. Anyone have any ideas?
Fox Sparrow. Oregon. Not a very good picture, I know.
Fox Sparrow paying a rare visit to our bird feeder after a snow storm.
Same Fox Sparrow, another bad picture.
Savannah Sparrow. Note the streaky breast and yellow stripe over eye.
Another Savannah Sparrow. These are quite common in fields in La.
Vesper's Sparrow. Similar to Savannah, but no yellow stripe over eye. Note the faint white ring around the eye.
Another Vesper's Sparrow. They also have white outer tail-feathers which are obvious when they fly.
Song Sparrow . . . maybe!
This one is a Song Sparrow, for sure. Photo taken in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
Black-throated Sparrow, Arizona. Handsome little birds.
White-crowned Sparrow. Can you tell why it's named that?
White-crowned Sparrow on our tray feeder.
White-crowned Sparrow, showing off his crown.
Harris Sparrow. These are fine-looking little birds, quite common in KS. I never saw one in La. or on our trips to the West. Note the pinkish beak, and black throat/head.
Harris' Sparrow. This male has a two-colored beak.
Harris' Sparrow. Male in full breeding plumage.
Harris' Sparrow. Immature.
White-thoated Sparrows, Louisiana. Quite common in the winter.
White-throated Sparrow, Louisiana. Looks a lot like White-crowned Sparrows, only the strong white crown on the head is lacking and the throat is more white. Also note the yellow spot on each side of the beak.
Tree Sparrow. Rufous crown, plain breast, no white eye-stripe (like Chipping), pronounced dark spot on the breast.
More Tree Sparrows.
The only Tree Sparrow I've ever seen at our feeder, after a heavy snow storm.
Lincoln's Sparrow -- probably.
A better photo of a Lincoln's.
Same Lincoln's Sparrow. Better photo needed.
Spotted Towhee, in our yard after a snow storm.
Canyon Towhee, Arizona
Canyon Towhee, Arizona
Another Canyon Towhee
Pine Grosbeak, Oregon. Not a very good view of it. They are generally more read in the Spring.
Pine Grosbeak, Oregon.
Another look at this Pine Grosbeak.
Rose-breasted Grosbeak, Kansas.
Rose-breasted Grosbeak, Kansas. He stopped in for one day then was gone.