Saturday, 22 October 2016

Young House Sparrows.


Once a very common visitor to our garden the House Sparrow is now somewhat of a rarity although one or two drop in for a brief feeding session from time to time. 

A trip to a coastal marsh last month provided an ideal opportunity to watch a party of youngsters in the company of their parents as they snacked on the abundant seeds.



The final shot was taken just after one youngster emerged, a little disheveled, from a waterside ditch.

Linking to:
Saturday's Critters
I'D-Rather-B-Birdin'

10 comments:

  1. If House Sparrows are getting rare in your area, come to my area. We've got plenty to share.

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  2. Lovely shots. I had a lot of young Sparrows visit my garden this year

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  3. Hello!:) Beautiful captures Frank!:) That last shot is fantastic! I have always liked these small brown birds, but don't often see them where I live. Saw plenty in the south of Portugal this year however.

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  4. Great photos - love them in with the grasses.

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  5. Hello, cute shots of the sparrows. Thank you for linking up and sharing your post. Happy Saturday, have a happy weekend!

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  6. Nice shots of the sparrows!
    The (introduced) House sparrow is thriving here in Tasmania. Often 40 or 50 in the backyard.

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  7. Hello Frank
    It's not easy to put the focus in the dense reeds, but you've got the perfect shot
    Great series
    Greetings Frank

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  8. Lovely to see these little beauties Frank, and they seem to be doing well again in some areas? I'm lucky that I have 20-25 visit my garden/feeders most days, the sound of their non stop 'chatter' brings back memories of my childhood when it seemed to be omnipresent!...[;o)

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  9. Hello Frank,
    Nice series of pics of these lovely House Sparrows!
    greetings,
    Maria

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