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Golden Crowned Sparrow
01-DEC-2009 Racine Erland

Golden Crowned Sparrow

Souther Vancouver Island

A large number of these small, active birds show up on Vancouver Island during the late fall. We saw this one in a fairly large flock along the beach, foraging for seeds and bugs under the shrubs and blackberry bushes. Golden Crowned Sparrow facts: The breeding habitat is across the northern part of western Canada and the U.S. state of Alaska. In the winter the Golden-crowned Sparrow migrates to Vancouver Island in Canada and the West Coast of the United States.

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Cowichan Valley Camera Club22-Dec-2009 04:54
Beautifully done! - Fern
Ken Duckert05-Dec-2009 14:15
Common bird, but an outstanding photo. Love the exposure, clear and define detail with white background. Very nicely done!