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Harris's Sparrow
Zonotrichia querula
The Harris's Sparrow (Zonotrichia querula) nests only in Canada, west of Hudson Bay, and winters in the central United States from Nebraska down to Texas. It is our largest sparrow. The shots here show a wintering individual in Austin, Travis Co., Texas, in November, 2002. It was photographed with a Canon EOS 1V and EF 600mm F/4 L IS lens and 1.4X extender on Fuji Velvia.
The next 2 shots of Harris's Sparrows were taken in Austin, Travis Co., Texas, in January, 2009, with a Canon EOS 1D Mark III and EF 800mm F/5.6 L IS lens and 1.4X extender.
The next six images of Harris's Sparrows were taken at Dedication Park at the base of the dam at Palo Duro Reservoir, Hansford Co., Texas, in January, 2011, with a Canon EOS 1D Mark IV and an EF 800mm F/5.6 L IS lens.
The next two shots of a Harris's Sparrow were taken in eastern Travis Co., Texas,in January, 2011, with a Canon EOS 1D Mark IV and an EF 800mm F/5.6 L IS lens.
Harris's Sparrow
Zonotrichia querula
East Metro Park,
Travis Co., Texas
4 December 2013
Harris's Sparrow
Zonotrichia querula
Milton Reimers Ranch Park,
Travis Co., Texas
7 January 2014
Harris's Sparrow
Zonotrichia querula
Southeast Metro Park,
Travis Co., Texas
10 Februarey 2015
Lat 30.193712, Lon -97.611798
Harris's Sparrow
Zonotrichia querula
Southeast Metro Park,
Travis Co., Texas
10 Februarey 2015
Lat 30.193712, Lon -97.611798
Harris's Sparrow
Zonotrichia querula
Southeast Metro Park,
Travis Co., Texas
10 Februarey 2015
Lat 30.193712, Lon -97.611798
Harris's Sparrow
Zonotrichia querula
Southeast Metro Park,
Travis Co., Texas
10 Februarey 2015
Lat 30.193712, Lon -97.611798
Harris's Sparrow
Zonotrichia querula
Southeast Metro Park,
Travis Co., Texas
10 Februarey 2015
Lat 30.193712, Lon -97.611798
Harris's Sparrow
Zonotrichia querula
Dripping Springs Ranch Park,
Hays Co., Texasa
17 February 2016
Lat 30.219837, Lon -98.089838