Song Sparrow searches for FISH?

Foraging in a Stream
Catches a Fish!
(slow motion)
catches fish  (1:16)
full sequence  (3:47)


Finding a stream in south-east Arizona that still had water in June was a coup.  Seeing at least 6 bird species coming for a drink or a bath was a joy. 
This Song Sparrow had another purpose.  It was looking for food, and found it!  We expected it was searching for insects or other invertebrates, but it caught a fish!

   Produced by SEA
Videos by
Trudy Battaly and Drew Panko

Song Sparrow:   Fishing in a Stream
Southeast Arizona, June 8, 2009

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