Birds of Ouray County: The song sparrow is a serious songster

  • Photo courtesy Jennifer Taggart/Comell Lab of Ornithology
    Photo courtesy Jennifer Taggart/Comell Lab of Ornithology
Bird songs are a part of the music existence.” — Enos A. Mills Most people think the large group of sparrows are just in a class called L.B.B. (little brown birds) and are often overlooked, because of the size and color. The Song Sparrow is a pretty bird with length between 4 3/4 and 6 3/4 inches, depending on the range. They are widespread across most of North America and quite numerous in some…

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