This is the cygnet (now grown up) from the two adult swans I’ve previously photographed. Note the red line under the bill, which is an indicator for Trumpeter Swan.

Compare and Contrast Sparrows

My previous post featured a Field Sparrow, so I thought it would be a good comparison to now feature a bird that is easily confused with the Field Sparrow; namely the American Tree Sparrow. There are a few key distinctions, two of which can been seen in my photograph. The American Tree Sparrow has a …