Dark-eyed Junco – 12/18/20

Observer: Paul Lauenstein

Observation Date: 12/18/20

Observation Time: 8:35 a.m.

Observation Location: Gavins Pond Rd. (our back yard)

Common Name: Dark-eyed Junco

Scientific Name: Junco hyemalis

Comments: Juncos are a type of sparrow commonly seen around Sharon in winter. They head north in spring and don’t return until fall.

More Information: Cornell Lab of Ornithology “All About Birds”