The white-crowned sparrow is common around our house in the foothills of Oregon’s coast range. We have the Pacific subspecies with a yellow beak.
Every year barn swallows make nests in the eaves of our house or in Farmer John’s Man Shack. This year they built one of their nests in a perfect place for baby observing. They built it above our front porch. We are able to see the birds every time we walk outside & while inside through a window. No new birds this week, but it’s