Cowbird and Chipping Sparrow

Backyard observation of fledgling Cowbird being fed by Chipping Sparrow “parent”

Feed Me!

Adorable Fledgling!

One of the four baby Chipping Sparrows after it had just fledged

Hungry Chippy!

A baby Chipping Sparrow swallowing a bug that mom just gave it before taking off to search for more food.

A blanket of chicks to cover Cowbird

Chipping sparrow eggs and Cowbird egg

Feed me!!!

All Chipping sparrow chicks and Cowbird chick successfully fledged!

Two chippers

Cornell Lab of Ornithology

Cornell Lab of Ornithology