Rich Ditch's Photography Blog

August 23, 2013

Chipping Sparrow

Filed under: Birds, favorite places, Gilbert Water Ranch — richditch @ 5:57 pm
Chipping Sparrow

Chipping Sparrow

Nikon D200, Nikkor AF-S 300/2.8 plus TC20E (2x), ISO 400, 1/200th second at f/5.6, 1/1/2010

In my previous post I discussed Brewer’s Sparrows, and mentioned their close relative the Chipping Sparrow. As with all sparrows they can be an acquired taste.  I must admit that I’m hooked on sparrows.

Chipping Sparrow

Chipping Sparrow

Nikon D200, Nikkor AF-S 300/2.8 plus TC20E (2x), ISO 400, 1/400th second at f/8, 1/20/2010

Typical sparrow habitat.

Chipping Sparrow

Chipping Sparrow

Nikon D200, Nikkor AF-S 300/2.8 plus TC20E (2x), ISO 400, 1/320th second at f/8, 1/1/2013

Chipping Sparrow

Chipping Sparrow

Nikon D200, Nikkor AF-S 300/2.8 plus TC20E (2x), ISO 400, 1/320th second at f/8, 1/1/2013

Chipping Sparrow

Chipping Sparrow

Nikon D200, Nikkor AF-S 300/2.8 plus TC20E (2x), ISO 400, 1/1600th second at f/5.6, 1/1/2013

All photos taken at the Gilbert Water Ranch.

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1 Comment »

  1. I love sparrows so I am always tickled to see and photograph them. These Chipping Sparrows are beautiful, well done Rich!

    Comment by Mia McPherson — August 24, 2013 @ 4:30 am


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