Golden-crowned Sparrows in the Garden
Along with the White crowned sparrows, the Golden-crowned sparrows are back from the tundra.
This Golden-crowned sparrow found some insects on the dried California Delta sunflower.
Moments like this are always reminders why we shouldn't cut down all of the dried or dormant plants in anticipation of winter.
Birds need to have branches to land on.
Pollinators' and other wildlife diet includes seeds, ants, beetles, spiders and fruit such as apples and grapes.
From the duller yellow crown stripe, you can tell that this is a nonbreeding adult.