Pretty American Tree Sparrow

American Tree Sparrow
After the rain, this little copper top came by the feeder for food. He/she doesn't look like other sparrows but vividly stands out with that special marking on his head and by the eyes.


I looked him up on Google search, and through the description I found out he/she is an American Tree Sparrow: reddish or copper crown, black stripe by the eyes, and two white stripes on the wings.

He/she was wet, and patiently waited at the feeder for his/her turn. Best of all, he/she was a very willing model. Can you tell?

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18 comments:

Laura May 24, 2013 7:37 am  

what a beauty! I hope you'll consider sharing with I Heart Macro tomorrow evening, your macro photos are always so amazing!

DeniseinVA May 24, 2013 10:13 pm  

A lovely little bird, great catch!

Kalyan P May 25, 2013 1:56 am  

simply beautifully captured shots...lovely!

Frank May 25, 2013 11:04 am  

What a charmer.

TexWisGirl May 25, 2013 11:52 am  

they really are sweet!

Anne (cornucopia) May 25, 2013 1:49 pm  

Great photos of that nice looking bird!

HansHB May 25, 2013 3:14 pm  

What a cutie!
Great photo!

Gary May 25, 2013 3:41 pm  

I'm a sparrow fan. Nice shots. Boom & Gary of the Vermilon River, Canada.

Snap May 25, 2013 4:54 pm  

I love sparrows. This little one is really lovely. Happy Critter Day!

Poetic Shutterbug May 25, 2013 7:38 pm  

He/she was absolutely posing for you. She knows she is a pretty little diva. Sparrows are my favorite birds and I love this one. Gorgeous shot, Icy.

Gunilla B├Ąck May 26, 2013 3:58 am  

This little cutie was posing very prettyly for you.

Anni May 26, 2013 4:50 am  

I love it!!! Especially the very first one. That image is so well composed and the lighting is perfect!! Which, for me, is very difficult to obtain...with birds!! Well done.

EG CameraGirl May 26, 2013 6:14 am  

AWE! I LOVE this!

eileeninmd May 26, 2013 6:59 am  

Cute shot of the sparrow, it is a sweetie. Have a happy day!

Pia May 26, 2013 10:14 am  

Birds here are not so willing to pose for photos. Lucky you to get this perfect shots!

Ken Schneider May 26, 2013 10:50 am  

Beautiful shots, though it is a the similar Chipping Sparrow, which has a black line through the eye while the American Tree Sparrow has a reddish brown line behind its eye as well as a usually prominent chest spot.

kulasa zen May 26, 2013 8:52 pm  

what a cute, willing model! :) must have heard from the other birds you will feature him or her in awesome beyondzephyr :) love these birds' shape, almost wanting to touch them gently on their wings...happy bird catching with your lens!

Carole M. May 28, 2013 6:16 am  

love that little crew-cut

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