395 views 2012-01-14
Well I think it is a Savannah Sparrow.
Captured in our backyard on our Cherry tree.
- From meadows to marshland, and from temperate coastlines to tundra, the Savannah Sparrow is found in various open habitats throughout much of North America. It varies widely across its range, with 17 recognized subspecies.
Brown or grayish-brown overall.
Streaking on back, breast, and flanks.
Yellowish eyebrow stripe.
Similar to adult, but buffier and with crown stripe indistinct. – ref: Cornell Lab of Ornithology
Location: Gatineau, Qc, Canada
Canon EOS 1D Mark IV
Shutter priority: 1/640 sec.
Metering Mode: Evaluative
Copyright: Yannik Hay
Lens: 1.4x Teleconverter + Canon EF 100-400mm F/4.5-5.6 L IS USM@560mm
Photoshop CS5 for Mac 32 bits – Camera Raw 6.41