"White-crowned in Color" (sold)

White-crowned Sparrow with Cotoneaster 

  Acrylic on acid free board  8" x 11"

   2006 Heather Dieter Bartmann

The end of summer brings migrating White-crowned Sparrows down from the north and higher elevations here in Colorado. Lively flocks of these handsome birds glean the garden, busily raking through dead leaves and mulch in search for food for the journey south.