January 20, 2013

Winter Junco

Junco hyemalis
The junco is a genus of small sparrow. I believe this is a slate colored junco, a sub-species of the dark-eyed junco. (I looked it up.) We enjoy watching these round little birds as they hop around looking for food.

6 comments:

  1. Wonder if those little feet are cold?

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  2. What a gorgeous photo! I love the way it's looking over its shoulder back at you. Aren't little birds just precious?

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  3. Cute little guy. Looks like he was posing just for you.

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