The cock-bird flew up with a May-fly, making a soft alarm-note something like that made by a field sparrow, only gentler.
Apparently the field sparrow stopped singing and went to work providing for his family of three.
The chipper's congener, the field sparrow, is less neighborly than he, but a much better musician.
Its only note while it sojourns here is a chip or cheep which very closely resembles the note of the field sparrow in winter.
A wood thrush's voice rang out at intervals from somewhere beyond the ploughed land, and a field sparrow chanted nearer by.
This pale colored species is the size of the field sparrow but has no decided markings anywhere.
A field sparrow sang from the border of the grass land at the same moment.
Other birds that frequently use the crab-apple tree as a nest site include the field sparrow, towhee and indigo bunting.
The tree sparrow, song sparrow, chipping sparrow, field sparrow and snowbird or junco are all great weed-seed destroyers.
The field sparrow and the song sparrow are still in tune, and the meadow lark whistles, though rarely.