Bathing Vesper Sparrow – My Small (and accidental) Contribution To A Body Of Knowledge

This post is an update on an event and a process that began when I photographed this Vesper Sparrow as it bathed in a small Montana spring earlier this fall. […]

Bathing Vesper Sparrow (this bird didn’t read “the book”)

Vesper Sparrows are “dust bathers”. They do it so often that they’re known for having puffs of dust fly off of them when they’re flushed and take off. In fact, Birds of North America Online says they’re “not observed to bathe in water”. This Vesper Sparrow didn’t read the book. […]