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The bird landed on the tip of a bare limb just above the water maybe 30 feet upstream, a sparrow-size creature with a long, dagger-like bill that opened and closed as that staccato sound came from it.
The sparrow snacks are a supplement to Mo’s new diet of homemade stew, which Cindy prepares at home each week.
Up to 4,000 yellow-rumped warblers, 45 American robins, 36 peregrine falcons, and up to 500 common sparrows were spotted by birding enthusiasts one morning this week.
DuBay and Fuldner studied five species: horned larks, red-headed woodpeckers, field sparrows, grasshopper sparrows and Eastern towhees.
The dunnock, known to some as the hedge sparrow, is a European bird.
With the arrival of fall, this sparrow migrates as many as 2,800 miles from its summer home in the far northern reaches of North America, extending all the way to the arctic slopes.
Kamerer's ring is designed with sparrow claws holding one of Cat's baby teeth.
In the United States, West Nile virus has become more virulent in house sparrows, in response to the birds evolving resistance.
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