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Song Sparrow at Bird Feeder

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A small juvenile song sparrow, perched at the feeder.
A small juvenile song sparrow, perched at the feeder.

General Attributes (Click an attribute to find more related items)

Family:Emberizidae
Genus:Melospiza
Photo Year:2011
Species:Melospiza melodia
Species:Song Sparrow

Location Attributes (Click on location to find more related items)

City:Barrie
Country:Canada
County:Simcoe County
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Photo Attributes:Barrie, Canada, Simcoe County, Cardinalidae, Cardinalis, North America, 2011, Northern Cardinal,
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Photo Attributes:Barrie, Canada, Simcoe County, Anatidae, Anas, 2011, Heritage Park, Mallard, Anas platyrhynchos,
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Male Mallard swimming in Lake Simcoe at Heritage Park in Barrie.
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Photo Attributes:Barrie, Canada, Sturnidae, Sturnus, 2011, Sturnus vulgaris, European Starling, Ontario,
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Related Links

Animals Gallery Links:Animal Pictures at National Goegraphic
Animal Planet
Animals.com
Birds Gallery Links:Atlas of Breeding Birds of Ontario
This web site, which serves as a complement to the book, contains several items that you can access online, such as species distribution and effort maps, various interactive data summaries, options to download the raw data and more.
Bird Feeder (wikipedia)
WhatBird.com
Useful site for identifying birds by various attributes.
2011 Links:The year 2011 at Wikipedia
from site: 2011 (MMXI) was a common year that started on a Saturday in the Gregorian calendar. It was the 2011th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations; the 11th year of the 3rd millennium and of the 21st century; and the 2nd of the 2010s.
Barrie Links:City of Barrie Web Site
Official web site for The Corporation of the City of Barrie.
Canada Links:Canada - Wikipedia
Government of Canada Site
Official web site for the Government of Canada.
Emberizidae Links:Emberizidae family on Wikipedia
from site: The Emberizidae are a large family of passerine birds. The Emberizidae family probably originated in South America and spread first into North America before crossing into eastern Asia and continuing to move west. This explains the comparative paucity of emberizid species in Europe and Africa when compared to the Americas.
Melospiza Links:Melospiza Genus at Wikipedia
from site: Members of Melospiza are medium-sized sparrows with long tails, which are pumped in flight and held moderately high on perching. They are not seen in flocks, but as a few individuals or solitary. They prefer brushy habitats, often near water.
Melospiza melodia Links:Song Sparrow at Wikipedia
from site: Although they are a habitat generalist,their favorite habitat is brushy areas and marshes, including salt marshes, across most of Canada and the United States. They also thrive in human areas, such as in suburbs, along edges in agricultural areas, and along roadsides. In southern locations, they are permanent residents. Northern birds migrate to the southern United States or Mexico, where there is also a local population resident all year round.
Song Sparrow Links:Song Sparrow at AllAboutBirs.Org
from site:Song Sparrows are medium-sized and fairly bulky sparrows. For a sparrow, the bill is short and stout and the head fairly rounded. The tail is long and rounded, and the wings are broad.

Photo Data

Make:SONY
Model:DSC-HX9V
DateTime:2011:07:03 16:37:17
Exposure Time:1/250
F:59/10
ISO:100
DateTimeDigitized :2011:07:03 16:37:17
DateTimeOriginal :2011:07:03 16:37:17
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