As it becomes late in the season, the sparrow activity quiets down a lot. The birds aren’t singing late in the day, there aren’t as many nests to find, and the sparrows are just more difficult to find in general– except for the juveniles.

We have started to see flocks of juveniles flying around and making chip sounds like the adults. Soon the male juveniles will start to try practice-singing like the adults, which is an unrecognizable slur of notes. They