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Heath, MT, USA
Can anyone ID this little guy? Seen 6 Sep 2019
I think it might be a Cassin’s sparrow. If not I’m absolutely sure it’s some type of Sparrow
That is a song sparrow.
It says on all about birds that they live year round in your area.
Here’s the link:https://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/Song_Sparrow/maps-range
And might be a baby: & cute!
Well those live way down south. BTW it’s a baby Sparrow.
I thought it was a baby! Oh well, then never mind, I don’t know what it is lol. Didn’t realize what part of Washington you were in either. Oh my mind.😅
Well time to get more confused, have the time I live in central Montana on a ranch because my mom owns a horse there. And the other half of the time I live in Spokane Washington where I was born, also one of my brother go’s to college there and one of my sisters works there.
Oh wow, and i thought i had a busy life! Wow, i hope y’all have safe trips there and back! Do you drive there? I guess you wouldn’t take a plane, because Washington and Montana are very close to each other.
Yep around 9 hours of driving.
Wow! I hope you take some breaks! Do you like living in Washington or Montana better? And how are you and your family doing?
I’m doing good and my family is doing well, we are out of quarantine, because in there are hardly any cases in Montana. I like both places Spokane because it’s where I was raised, and I like Lewistown (central Montana) because the Snowy mountains are 15 minutes drive away and we own land there. We drive from WA to MT about 4 times a year? I think something like that. How are ya and your family doing. Hope y’all are safe.
I wish I was out of quarantine. I am officially changing my nickname to Owls3.0!!!
I’m glad y’all are doing good! That must be pretty fun! I love snow and snowy mountains! Ever been to the beach? We are doing well, and we are all safe. Bored, everyday thinking about all my friends and stuff, and missing them. Thanks for asking!
Nah never been to a beach, when I was 4 I went to the ocean but thats all. Maybe some time when your older you could come to Montana or the Pacific Northwest. How much snow do yall get a year there? and whats the low during the winter? some times it get below -30. I doubt you would like the cold if you want to see LOTs of snow.
I used to live in Florida for a few years when i was like 3-5, so i got to see the beach. I would like to see Montana sometime, I was born in Illinois but have been all over the USA. Moved 14 times in 15 years, and we aren’t military. 😮 We normally only get snow at the end of the year like in December. For the last 2 years it has snowed on New Years. 2018 it snowed only a little bit, but last New Years it covered the whole yard! Front and back yard porch, and cars. A lot of snow! Awesome snow ball fight, lol. Normally the low of winter here is like 40 or 35, but every week or so it’s like 29 or 30. So it gets pretty cold. I love the cold, and snow! SNOW SNOW SNOW!!!! My absolute favorite weather! I would love to live where it snows like where you live. I live in Texas, so the weather is hardly ever how i really like it. I mean I still like living here, i just would love some other type of weather instead just dry and extremely hot. But there is a beach here, like 4 hours away. It’s called Matagorda Bay. Really pretty beautiful beach with lots of sand and wildlife. My favorite vacation spot, and i love to take pictures of birds there. So yeah. I don’t mind the weather here considering i have a 300 acre ranch with cows and stuff. We’re thinking about moving out there which I’d really like. Sorry I’ve gone on such a rant, I’m a really talkative person lol. And once I’ve started it’s hard to stop. P.S I’m following you on E-bird, you have great pics!
Wow, crazy! I live on my Grandads ranch which is leased out to my moms cousin. IDK how many acres there are, but its better per acre to feed cattle because it grows more grass then texas. I hate hot weather, and love snow and skiing and other winter sports. Some times here in Montana you will find snow drifts that are 6 feet deep! My brother some times camps in the Snowy Mountains during the winter, I’m a talkative person too. Hows your sis?
I’m following ya and your sis on eBird too.
WOW! That’s a lot of snow! She is doing good, bored too. But doing school at home and stuff. Spending more time with our dog. I’ve never done an winter sports, but hope to someday! How old is your brother? I think you mentioned to my sis your 13? I turned 14 in March.
Do you have any dogs?
Nah don’t have any dogs, but we have 7 new born kittens long story short is we got kittens on accident. They are 4 weeks old! My bro is 20 years old he is also on eBird, and I have 7 sisters and 3 brothers. I thought you were 11 years old? a few days ago I asked Oaklynn. Yes I am 13. Look in my description for more things about me on eBird.
Oh, she might of accidentally said that? Probably a typo… Wow, kittens! What are you going to do with them? 7 sisters and 3 brothers?! How do you live like that? Lol. I have one sis and one bro, but 7 sisters and 3 brothers! Are they all blood siblings? Gosh, you must be busy! How old are all your other sibs? You the youngest, middle child?
We are going to give away the kittens. They are all blood siblings, most of them are gone now. The oldest is 31? can’t remember all of the ages. I’m the youngest. How old is your brother?
Wow, that must have been a lot for your parents! Glad your giving the kittens to good homes. My brother is 12. He isn’t on eBird, He isn’t really into birding. We were all born a year after each other. Me, my sis, then my brother. 14,13,12. So I’m the oldest. I am happy with my siblings, but i do wish i had another baby sister or brother. I love babies, and love taking care of them. My mom is 50 so she said she is too old to have another kid, but my dad is only 30 something so he still can. But they talked about maybe adopting a baby sib, but the rest is personal you know.
Would you ever want to get a dog? I love cats, and really want to get one, but my mom is allergic! Ugh, dumb allergies.😤
My sisters birthday is October 23 my brothers birthday is November 27 and my birthday is March 30. When’s yours?
P.S it also says my age on my eBird if you didn’t check that out. 😉
Okay…just to let you know i would not give info out like your birthdays unless it is someone you can trust. No I would not want a dog, it would still be fun though. My birthday is in the first week of February. Just whent snowshoeing this morning, theres still lots of snow in the mountains.
Cool! Yeah, i didn’t think that over, anyways just forget about that. Besides no one else is commenting on here so they won’t see it. Nice, was it a fun ride? How deep is the snow there?
Also, i trust you.🙂
Oops, i also just realized that those aren’t our birthdays! So i guess it definitely doesn’t matter, lol!
Snow is about 1.5 feet deep on avg, some places it is 3 feet deep. Fun ride? IDK what ya mean.We are going to Washington tomorrow, I am going to plant some seeds for the year. Do you like gardening? Thanks for trusting me, I’ll forget what you said.
Cool, you should take some photos there! Yes, me and my family LOVE gardening! We’ve started our spring-summer garden. Our first time using real raised beds, we have seedlings in the garden right now. I meant “fun ride” by snowshoeing. Your welcome, your a very nice man!😉😁
That’s some good snow! What are you going to plant in your garden? We are planting veggies, beets, carrots, greens, stuff like that.
We are planting cucumbers, carrots, onions, sunflowers for birds, maybe peas, and swiss chard. Not really sure yet till we get back to WA. Thanks for the complement! Its nice to have someone to talk to!
Yummy! Your welcome! It’s nice to have someone to talk to too! It’s true anyways, you are the nicest person I’ve ever talked too, and you understand that i talk so much, and that i am pretty energetic lol.
Btw I just started to rate your photos on eBird, sorry it took me so long lol. So the ratings are probably almost always me my sis and you, if you rate your photos! 😀😉
We also just planted all over our yard like 50 different types of flowers, for the birds and butterflies, and bees. Can’t wait to see all the beautiful different types! Are you going to plant any flowers?
Thanks for the complement again. No I won’t be planting more flowers. Check out this link: https://support.ebird.org/en/support/solutions/articles/48001064392-rating-media
Be as honest as possible when rating my photos.
If you have not seen my website then check it out: http://burleigh.grovedesign.co/
And I need to get ready to leave and I need to pack up this computer. But I’ll do that in a few hours.
No I wont plant any more flowers, thanks for the complement again. This is how to rate my photos:
If you have not seen my website see it here: http://burleigh.grovedesign.co/
Yes, I’ve seen your website. It’s really cool! Don’t worry, I’ll always be honest.😉 Okay, tell me when you get there!
You also have some really good pictures! What camera do you use?
Actually nevermind about the camera, just checked out your eBird prof.
Just leaving the ranch right now!
Cool! Can’t wait to see pics!
We just got here! I’ll be posting photos on my website soon (a few days). We have two Chickadee nests in our boxes!
Nice! How’s the weather?
Sunny and hot, I’m going to plant today and set up hummingbird feeders. I won’t make a platform feeder because of squirrels. How are the hummingbird feeders doing with the bees??
Still nothing. We emptied out the red one which made the bees go away and hung the green feeder on top of the empty red one, but the hummers won’t come. One came 2 days ago tried to drink out of the red one then left. We found a site with a bee proof feeder, and talked to her on the phone. Waiting for her to fix the website so we can order them… It’s basically a waiting game. It’s all about the same since last time except both are gone. Really the only good news is that we know the hummers are sticking around.
Coco I just put up a Hummingbird feeder and got a Hummer in a few hours! But its the one that has been here for 3-4 years. I hope you guys get the feeder! and the bees leave before long. I have photos of the kittens that would be on my website but Sparkle (its what I use) won’t let me update the site. I wish I could show you the kittens but that will have to wait.
BTW I like your name😉 you aways winking😉
Thank You, i hope they work too. We are ordering them now, the pay pal is updated so yay! I just hope they work! It’s okay, i bet the kittens are adorable! Thanks, everyone always asks if that is my real name. And I’m like yes, it’s not a nickname!😉 Aww thx, It’s just my personality. I am always afraid to be myself because i don’t want anyone to think I’m weird. It makes me feel good that I am not,lol.😊💝
Your welcome😉 just be yourself, your not weird. And what do you mean by this 💝. Your name reminds me of chocolate, I mean who does not like chocolate.
I guess Jordan P is your sisters real name? I found her link via a link she sent when she changed her name to Oaklynn. Anyways Im a little annoyed when she has two fake names and she says there not fake till now. Oh well at least she has a reason.
Well, her real name is actually Tyler P Jordan is her middle name. Thx again😁. Yep, basically like Cocoa except without an a.😉Well, i had my name on here once as Brittany Bloom. But that was because i wasn’t sure if i wanted to put my real name, lol. Oh, i meant 💝 as i felt like a special gift rapped up when you said that about me. I hope it didn’t sound weird.😅
I’m sorry Micah. I was at first very shy and was figuring out things. My father and I share a name so I go by Jordan.
Nah it did not sound weird, take it as a gift. For your sisters sake I will forget her. Wow baby ducks! Awsome! What breed is your dog? Your welcome x5 lol, how come you don’t do more eBird? and did you guys get the tree branch out of your yard? If you did how did it go? I think this video is cool, look up “Raptor tier list”.
How many nest boxes do yall have? I have one and my brother on eBird has two and another brother has one, so four in all in the woods near our house.
My dog’s breed is a Ratcha Rat terrier/Chihuahua mix. Super cute! Yeah, can’t wait to see the babies! Oh, I don’t know. I’ve been really busy,and kinda forgot about eBird. I just posted 3 pics on there. Sorry about that! Yes, we got the branch out of of our yard. One of my dad’s friends helped him sawed it off, so thankful! It went pretty well, he is friends with all of us so it was really nice! Cool video! I only have two at the moment, for little bir- ds. Cool, are you talking about Washington or Montana? Can you tell me there names on eBird? If not it’s okay. 😉
Coco I did not want my first name to be told. Micah I’m Very sorry if I annoyed you.
I am named after my father, and since I’m a girl, I do not want to be called Tyler Jr.
I usually go by Jordan. I did not say they were fake cause I did not know if I would keep either of them forever or not on Ebird. and I do not have anything against my first name, I just do not want to be known by it. Again I’m very sorry, and I hope you can forgive me so we can still be friends.BTW I am only putting my fake name cause the system has not accepted my real name yet.
Well, understand sis. But I clearly didn’t know you wanted to go by Jordan, for we never call you that and you have never gone by it.
Yes I’ve said it before but whatever. I still forgive you even though it’s not a biggie.:D
I still wish Micah would forgive me……….:(
Oaklynn, right now it seems as if your begging for him to forgive you. Which isn’t really right. It’s Micah’s decision. It might of been best if you hadn’t joined the conversation, it was kind of between Micah and me. And you reading all the comments we put is a little creepy… Don’t take it the wrong way sis, but leave Micah to it.
Wow, that’s kinda hurtful. I am not begging him, It is still all his decision. and you are the one that told me about you were talking to him. anyways I do not want to fight, have drama, Or anything. I know it’s your conversation, just wanting to say sorry. And my name is Jordan not Oaklynn.
Fine, i understand. I said don’t take it the wrong way, and i don’t want to either. I was not trying to exclude you from the conversation, or be mean or anything. I understand you are sorry, and it’s not even that big of a deal… So, there really is nothing more to say. And i will just be out of this conversation and keep talking to Micah, cause i don’t really want to talk more about this.
Micah, are you going to participate on Global Big Day?! I can’t wait!
Thank,s for the link!
Ok coco that’s perfectly fine!
Wow, this may be the most comments ever on one post on Nestwatch!😂😂
Yes I will participate on Global Big Day, i forgive you Oaklynn I really do, I will can you by what ever name you want. and know I understand why. Can you guys say sorry to each other? not on here though.
Heres my brothers link on eBird he is the only other one on eBird: https://ebird.org/profile/MzIwNjA3/US
Oh boy I ment to say I would forget Oaklynns real name not forget her! Sorry.
And Im talking about WA I don’t have any nest boxes in MT yet.
Oaklynn we will still be friends don’t worry. Again I understand you Oaklynn it makes sense.
So what do you want to be called by?
Yes we will Micah. I wold like to be called Jordan. Thank you so much for understanding! 😀
Oh, it’s okay. We wouldn’t of said all of that if we understood, but please it was not your fault,that makes much more sense! Thanks for the link!😉 I can’t wait for Global Big Day, this is my first year and I’ve never done it before so i am super exited!
Where are you planing to go for Global Big Day? I will ether go to Turnbull NWR or Saltese Wetlands, maybe with my older sister. My english sucks, lol. How green is the grass over there? We have leafs on the trees were as in MT there is nothing yet.
The woods that is behind our house is awesome because the owner lets us do any thing, but there is a clay tile dump which is pretty large. You could look at it using google earth here: https://firstname.lastname@example.org,-117.20556623,626.4015012a,819.41602682d,35y,4.62337417h,0.51868687t,360r
I plan on going to Union grove park Here it is on google maps:https://www.google.com/maps/place/Union+Grove+Parkemail@example.com,-97.6226322,15z/data=!4m5!3m4!1s0x0:0x2636b1cafbbae0d!8m2!3d31.0105124!4d-97.6226322
That’s cool that the owner is so chill about letting other people on his property, Do you see any birds there?
Oh and here’s the link if you want to look at it on google earth:https://earth.google.com/web/search/Union+Grove+Park,+Union+Grove+Ln,+Salado,+TX,+USAfirstname.lastname@example.org,-97.6226322,198.5103377a,890.01773636d,35y,0h,45t,0r/data=CpsBGnESawokMHg4NjQ1Mzc4YTI1ZThlNDE1OjB4MjYzNmIxY2FmYmJhZTBkGdUzzvCwAj9AIfAbujTZZ1jAKjFVbmlvbiBHcm92ZSBQYXJrLCBVbmlvbiBHcm92ZSBMbiwgU2FsYWRvLCBUWCwgVVNBGAIgASImCiQJOAROuLPPR0ARqnLZThjPR0AZnTVUC49MXcAhXSN3AmVNXcAoAg
Cool, yeah I’v seen 50 species, they are just a mix of birds, nothing that is super common. Hope ya’ll have safe travels there and back.
I think i might go with Jordan too. Or i might just stay home which isn’t that ideal… We may go out to our Ranch though, we always see birds there! Last time i say a painted bunting pair. Anyways, we are not really sure yet. Same goes for you, i hope you see some great birds! 😉
Yo! Long time no see. If you ever want to chat you can find my email on my eBird. Just want to see how y’all are doing. https://ebird.org/profile/MTI3NjM1NA/US
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