Tag Archives: song sparrow

Spring Tradition

The Song Sparrow (Melospiza melodia) has made an appearance on my blog for each year of its existence.  It has become my Spring tradition to post a photo of the sweet sounding little song bird. Last year was the first … Continue reading

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View 181: Late Spring at the Wildlife Refuge

The work continues at the Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge.  The pool near the visitor center has been drained and the marsh in the first section of the wildlife drive has been lowered. This seemed to concentrate the viewable wildlife along … Continue reading

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Blustery Song Sparrow

Blustery Sparrow, originally uploaded by Scott Thomas Photography. Song Sparrow (Melospiza melodia) singing on a cold and blustery morning at the Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge near Seneca Falls, New York. The Refuge has cut back the song sparrow’s habitat along … Continue reading

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A Good Friday

Each year on Good Friday, I get up in time to arrive at the Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge to watch the Sun rise.  It was around the freezing mark in temperature and, while the morning looked promising, clouds soon took … Continue reading

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Birds of Montezuma Photo Essay

I had my most successful day photographing the birds who call the Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge home in early April, 2010. In all, I photographed nine species in four hours of roving the wildlife drive, lookouts and trails.  I know … Continue reading

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