Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Chipping Sparrow

Chipping Sparrows taunt me. I see them when I walk around campus at work. But it wouldn’t do for me to be walking around with camera gear when I’m supposed to be an engineer. They hop around the ground, sit up in the trees and just go about their business.

Saturday at Appleton Farms, I found this one taking a bit of a dust bath. He was cooperative, but quite frankly, this one will not be appearing on the cover of QG.

©2014 Steve Borichevsky

Then he decided to forage at the edge of a mud puddle. Come on, throw me a bone here!

©2014 Steve Borichevsky

Then he hopped up on a weathered wooden fence rail. That’s better.

©2014 Steve Borichevsky

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Susan (ABON) said...

I'm waiting for the chipping sparrows to return to my area, I've missed them this summer. Great shots!

Marie said...

Nice shots! Glad they are there to greet you where you work.

Ida said...

What a fuzzy little fellow. So cute.

Gunilla Bäck said...

A cute little fellow.

Adam Jones said...

Cute little thing.

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