Baird’s Sparrow — A Vanishing Jewel

Imagine my excitement. I have been looking for Baird's Sparrows for several years, it will be a life bird for me. However, every field that I have explored within this species range has been empty of this gorgeous little sparrow. My dear friend, Julie Zickefoose, was leading a birding trip in North Dakota — maybe she has found this elusive prairie … [Read more...]