Bruce and Joanne photographed a great Clay-coloured Sparrow today at the Great Blue Heron Nature Reserve! A great bird for the area, and certainly a bit of a surprise for early July given the most expectant time to see them would be spring and fall migration. Good work guys!
Here is a photo. To see the rest, as well as a bunch of other amazing photos including a family of Bullock's Orioles (awesome!) click the link.
This morning I stopped in before work to see if I could get lucky as I did with the Swamp Sparrow. This time I was not fortunate in the sense of seeing a Clay-coloured Sparrow, but the area was beautiful and full of birds. At least three male Lazuli Buntings singing just around the parking area. May try again tomorrow morning.
Gord Fraser Valley Birding Administrator eBird Regional Editor (Fraser Valley)