Savannah Sparrow, Passerculus sandwichensis
*best viewed extra large
One late spring evening, as the sun was slowly setting, I was walking through a sedge grass meadow looking for skipper butterflies. Every so often, I would hear the familiar song of the Savannah Sparrow, but I could not see one. The grass was quite low, but somehow, they kept well hidden. Finally, one popped up and sat watching me as I switched lens. It seems to want to show me its dinner it had just caught. A very special moment indeed.
*UPDATE* This sedge grass meadow no longer exists, it has been converting into a overflow parking lot for the Toronto Zoo.
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