There's a tiny endangered population of the Florida subspecies of Grasshopper sparrow. It's easier to find one of our cousins that winters in Florida and returns up north to breed. Just call us Little Brown Jobs because we're easily confused with other brown sparrows.
Most Likely Found: In the open fields, In the treetops, In your backyard
January 9, 2020 - I was tickled to spot this first Grasshopper Sparrow perched out in the open...until I came across the group of three of them!... They were the most cooperative Grasshopper Sparrows that I've encountered.... Read more
December 7, 2017 - This Grasshopper Sparrow took pity on me.... So you can imagine my surprise when I was watching for Grasshopper Sparrows and a Clay-colored hopped out in front of my lens instead.... Read more