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Lark Sparrow

Chondestes grammacus

Lark Sparrow
copyright Robert Shantz
Length: 7 in. (17 cm)
This attractive sparrow often flocks in open grassy areas, shrubby fields and savannas. The Lark Sparrow feeds mostly on seeds, but it provides insects to the young. The nest is on the ground or in a low shrub or rock crevice and made of grass and twigs. The four-digit banding code is LASP.

Grasslands
Grasslands

Riparian / River forest
Riparian / River forest

Shrubs
Shrubs

Agricultural
Agricultural

Savanna
Savanna

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