Black-throated Sparrow in Sooke!
I drove all the way to Whiffin Spit in Sooke, BC to see this little beauty. It was a BC bird for me. It is one of the birds I have wanted to see most in BC. He had a tick on the other side of his face so I focused on his "good side". He was feeding heavily all day so I am not sure how long he will stay, so I was glad I went right away. This is a very rare bird for the area and prefers desert and sagebrush! There hasn't been one on the island in 22 years! Thanks to Kim and Roger Beardmore for finding him!
You can read more about this sighting at my other blog the BC RBA HERE
|Juvenile Black-throated Sparrow in Sooke - Photo: Melissa Hafting|