Come with me on my nature walks at various parks and forest preserves in Central Illinois.
Monday, April 10, 2006
Swamp Sparrow, identified with the help from some members of the IBET-ILBird list. The marks that identify it are the reddish hues in the wings, the warm brownish tones along the flanks, and the white malar between two whisker marks which also set off the white chin. J G Ward