ALWAYS IN SEASON: Sparrow season runs all year, peaks in spring
Published 03/31/2012, Grand Forks Herald
Sparrow season is upon us, and it’s time for tips on finding and identifying sparrows. Actually, sparrow season never really ends here. Some species can be found most of the year. Several species are nesters, and some spend the winter, depending on weather conditions. Spring is a good time for sparrows because a number of species spend time here as they move north to their nesting grounds. Some of these species are in the area now; some will show up a bit later. The same is true of nesting species. Some have arrived. Some are awaited.Word count: 693
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