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Savannah Sparrows Eating Driveway Grass

Posted on Feb 2, 2015

Savannah Sparrows Eating Driveway Grass

In this classic winter tradition we see Savannah Sparrows feeding on grass growing in and around a driveway that has been plowed, taking advantage of some of the only uncovered earth in the immediate area. Other uncommon species that often enjoy this method of obtaining uncovered food are the Snow Bunting, Horned Lark, Lapland Longspur, and White-crowned Sparrow. Checking out the side of roadways in the middle of winter can often yield some small gems like these all the way to birds like the American Woodcock or multiple species of owls. Birds are very creative and adaptable, often able to...

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