On an early lunch walk in the Bear Creek Greenbelt I spotted a Cooper’s Hawk–first one I’ve seen in several weeks.
After work I zipped down to Bear Creek Lake Park. In Bear Creek upstream from Skunk Hollow I found a young American Dipper.
Nearby a young Red-tailed Hawk was perched, watchful.
I drove down to the Boat Launch area, where the word was sparrows, lots of them. Here were the two varieties: