The Tundra was beginning to reveal its secrets. Lesser Yellowlegs, American Golden Plover, Horned Grebe, Bonaparte's, Herring, Glaucous and Thayer's Gull, Northern Harrier, Canada Goose, , Common Raven, Northern Flicker, American Robin, Common Eider, Blue-winged Teal, Merlin, Northern Pintail, Harris, Savannah, White-crowned and Fox Sparrows, Slate Coloured Junco, Sandhill Crane. Red-necked Phalarope, American Widgeon, Tree Swallow, Tundra and Trumpeter Swans and the year round resident the European House Sparrow...not a bad count for one day, EH!
|Fox Sparrow (Passerella iliaca) These Sparrows from the Hudson Bay area are much|
redder and are one of four subspecies of Fox Sparrow.
|Harris's Sparrow (Zonotrichia querula) in full breeding plumage.|
|White-crowned Sparrow (Zonotrichia leucophrys)|
Note the extensive white on this bird (gambelii subspecies)