Grasshopper Sparrow

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After Eric locked the gate behind us departing the Frawley Ranch bison (previous post), he continued driving to take us to our car, when suddenly I saw a bird perched out my truck window.

Me being me when I see a bird of importance 😏, I shouted (hopefully not too loud! Sorry, Eric!) along the lines of “stop, can you stop…. back up…. back up…. little more….. right there!”  And then me…..click click click click click!

Welcome to my bird lifer list #233 Grasshopper Sparrow!  πŸ’ƒ

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Grasshopper Sparrow

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It became a double bonus when the little sparrow went into song!

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Grasshopper Sparrow

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Thank you, Eric, for a fabulous bison tour as well as being a champ and helping me score this lifer, you rock!

I remember hearing my husband telling Eric while he was backing up, “This is what she does to me all the time.”  πŸ˜‚ 😘

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40 thoughts on “Grasshopper Sparrow

  1. How funny Donna πŸ™‚ , you twitcher you ! So cool you saw the Sparrow when you did and managed a car window shot, yes thanks to Eric and you being at the right place at the right time, what a blessing !

  2. This is great, Donna! Lifer # 233! Fantastic! You being you, you’re an original photo birder maniac! πŸ˜„ πŸ‘

  3. Donna, he is so beautiful! The colors, the sweetness, and the music! I love him! And I find myself always trying to get my little photo birds in song. I see joy in your little bird ❣❣❣

  4. Congratulations, Donna!!! And the pictures are amazing! πŸ“· You couldn’t have asked for a better backdrop or a more cooperative driver. I can just picture your husband sympathizing with Eric. πŸ™‚

    • Thank you, Barbara! With both petting and feeding bison, then a bird lifer going out the gate, it had me on Cloud 9 for the rest of the day!! We all had a good laugh with my sudden burst. hehe

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