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Monday, September 26, 2005

Sparrow time

Clay-colored Sparrow (Spizella pallida)

Photo taken in Prospect Park on Peninsula meadow
(Photo credit - Steve Nanz)

There has been a sudden increase in the number and variety of sparrows migrating through the city parks. In the last couple of days Prospect Park has been host to Chipping Sparrow, Clay-colored Sparrow, Savannah Sparrow, Song Sparrow, Lincoln's Sparrow, Swamp Sparrow, White-throated Sparrow and Dark-eyed Junco. By Halloween the Fox Sparrows will have arrived for their winter respite in New York City.

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