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LeConte's and Lark Sparrows

 
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Jun 20, 2018 14:13 |  #1

The LeConte's I photographed on a Big Day in our county at the end of May; the Lark Sparrow was in mid-May in SW Manitoba. Both are in their preferred habitats.


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Jun 20, 2018 14:44 |  #2

Really nice look at both birds, Al! I've never seen the LaConte's before and just recently encountered my first Lark Sparrow.


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Jun 20, 2018 16:11 |  #3

The LeConte's Sparrow is absolutely beautiful. Well done, sir.


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Jun 21, 2018 07:25 |  #4

Snydremark wrote in post #18648499 (external link)
Really nice look at both birds, Al! I've never seen the LaConte's before and just recently encountered my first Lark Sparrow.

Thanks, Eric; I appreciate your comments. I looked at the range map and I see LeConte's aren't quite in your neck of the woods; they sure are a gorgeous sparrow though. They can be tough to photograph as they prefer to run away through the weeds rather than showing themselves. And I recall your post of the Lark Sparrow; that rich mahogany coloration is beautiful.

MatthewK wrote in post #18648531 (external link)
The LeConte's Sparrow is absolutely beautiful. Well done, sir.

Thank you, Mathew; I appreciate your taking the time to comment.


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