Melissa Fischer. wild in Michigan. naturalist

I never……

I never saw a meadowlark, this kind of thrush, or House Sparrow hatchlings until yesterday morning. I don’t think my heart rate during yesterday morning’s walk was anything to brag about though.

An Eastern Meadowlark... way off in the distance.

Thrush... I think a Hermit Thrush and guessing a male since there was a lighter colored thrush nearby.

House Sparrow hatchlings. I hope my Mom is proud I let them nest...

The trees and bushes surrounding the farm fields were packed with male birds singing for mates.

Cardinal

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4 responses

  1. Wow! You had a great walk yesterday! cardinal pic is excellent!

    April 14, 2011 at 7:46 am

    • melissakoski

      I kept seeing so many cool things…. it was barely a walk in the end- more like a lazy wandering (:

      April 15, 2011 at 8:58 am

  2. Anonymous

    My heart soared at the sight of the hatchlings. Good work Lisa!

    April 14, 2011 at 11:05 am

    • melissakoski

      It’s cold out there for them today… 23°F with the wind. brr!

      April 15, 2011 at 9:00 am

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