Most of the migratory, colorful, popular birds have migrated to cooler places. Or at least they've moved up into the mountains and away from our home, which is in the city. There are plenty of tree sparrows around, though.
The tree sparrow is a not-too-appreciated birdy, and maybe that's why I like 'em. Their colors are not too bright, nor very cheerful. They can be noisy and their manners wanting. Yet God has even them in His thoughts.
Are not two sparrows sold for a penny? Yet not one of them will fall to the ground apart from the will of your Father. --Jesus (from Matthew's gospel)
Here are a few that have visited us recently.
In His Grip (and His thoughts),