White-crowned Sparrow Attempting To Feed In The Wind

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I photographed this adult White-crowned Sparrow near a campground at Red Rock Lakes National Wildlife Refuge last month as it tried to feed on berries in a stiff breeze. [...]

Frost-eating White-crowned Sparrow

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This adult White-crowned Sparrow was using the frost-covered twigs almost like its own private store of unflavored popsicles. [...]