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Re: SWAMP SPARROW in Homer!

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  • aaron_lang8
    I saw the SWAMP SPARROW in my yard again today (4/22) at about 5:30 PM. Still with the flock of crowned sparrows. Aaron Lang Homer
    Message 1 of 2 , Apr 23, 2013
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      I saw the SWAMP SPARROW in my yard again today (4/22) at about 5:30 PM. Still with the flock of crowned sparrows.

      Aaron Lang
      Homer


      --- In AKBirding@yahoogroups.com, Aaron Lang <birdingak@...> wrote:
      >
      > This morning (4/22) at 10:30 AM as I was leaving my property I briefly
      > watched a SWAMP SPARROW in my yard about 5.5 miles east of Homer.
      > Unfortunately, I had to leave immediately following. I just got home and
      > briefly saw it again (1:30 PM). It's in a flock of about 20 Golden-crowned
      > and White-crowned Sparrows. As soon as I saw it the second time a Merlin
      > flew through the yard and the entire flock left.No photos yet. All is quiet
      > for now and the yard is empty.
      >
      > Both times I saw the Swamp Sparrow it was in a brushy ravine that is
      > currently full of seed, so there's hope it might stick around. If it comes
      > back I'll report. Birders are welcome. I'm not aware of any previous
      > reports from the Kenai.
      >
      > Good birding,
      >
      > Aaron Lang
      > Homer
      >
      >
      > [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
      >
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