Do you have a Spark Bird?
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Do you recall a time when you were first fully entranced by the outdoors? Was there a defining moment that transformed you into a passionate observer nature? This memory was a spark moment.
For birders, the concept of a spark moment is especially true. A “Spark Bird” is the bird that helped spark your interest in birding. It help open your mind to the fascination of birds and nature. It can appear at any time and can be any type of bird, be it a hummingbird, a hawk or a sparrow, but it formed a lasting impression. It usually comes with a nostalgic story.
Spark Bird Stories
What an odd-looking bird! The egg-like shape of the body and stick-like legs.
That bluebird represented something very important to me, because although I was kind of sad at that moment, it really sparked my interest not only on birds, but it just made me very happy.
They were almost all white, delicate little things, unlike any I'd ever seen. They seemed unreal.