Monthly Archives: October 2013

White-crowned Sparrow

Even though it started to rain I decided to stay out to see if I could identify this sparrow. The soft whistling song seemed familiar but I was baffled. Without this photograph I don’t think I would have ever figured … Continue reading

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LeConte’s Sparrow

  LeConte’s Sparrow I felt lucky to catch a glimpse of this tiny sparrow darting in and out of the prairie grass this morning. This was on the edge of Beaver Lake. LeConte’s Sparrow’s nest up in Canada and are … Continue reading

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Stripes on Pin Oak Acorns

    Pin Oak Acorns (Quercus palustris) I was admiring a Pin Oak in front of the PGT Visitor center today and noticed that the acorns were striped. I don’t remember ever noticing that before. The stripes are very attractive. … Continue reading

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