Song Sparrows are common, small, and look like all other sparrows to those who don’t have the opportunity or inclination to focus on little brown blurs.

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However, Song Sparrows offer us wonderful spring and summer gifts in the form of their melodious, yet thrillingly complex, arias – especially as wakeup calls that start a beautiful morning.

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Song Sparrows reportedly can sing about 20 distinct songs during which they can do thousands of improvisations of each theme.

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And, by the way, many of us who do focus on them think that they’re cute blurs. (Brooklin, Maine)