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Song Sparrow. Late breakfast.


Song Sparrow. Late breakfast.
Photo Information
Copyright: asy patrysheva (asy) (43)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2007-01-28
Categories: Birds
Camera: Canon Eos 300D Digital Rebel, Sigma 50-500 F/4-6.3
Exposure: f/8, 1/500 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2007-02-08 14:55
Viewed: 3237
Points: 2
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
The Song Sparrow, Melospiza melodia, is a medium-sized American sparrow.

The male of this species uses its melodious and fairly complex song to declare ownership of its territory and to attract females.

The song sparrow's song consists of a combination of repeated notes, quickly passing isolated notes, and trills. The songs are very crisp, clear, and precise, making them easily distinguishable by human ears. A particular song is determined not only by pitch and rhythm but also by the timbre of the trills. Although one bird will know many songs - as many as 20 different tunes with as many as 1,000 improvised variations on the basic theme, unlike thrushes, the song sparrow usually repeats the same song many times before switching to a different song.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Melospiza_melodia


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check your house sparrowjohngregson 2 02-08 21:31
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hi Asy
Ignore that e mail i sent you it a nice photo of a sparrow checked books I like the lighting eye contact

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