I honestly never thought I'd be the kind of person to get excited over a freakin sparrow. The fact that I do get psyched on sparrows is still bizarre to me, but whatever, here we are. I spent the morning looking for the Harris's Sparrow on Sauvie Island- never found it but was actually pretty happy with all the other sparrows around...
And these were just the five species I managed to photograph- there were also Song Sparrows, a Fox Sparrow, towhees and juncos... Nine sparrow species, not too shabby.
On the drive to the beach to walk the dogs I stopped to look at a flock of singing Western Meadowlarks.
That was about it.. Good times!