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Grasshopper Sparrow

Ammodramus savannarum

Grasshopper Sparrow
copyright Herbert Clarke
Length: 5 in. (13 cm)
Found in grassy fields, prairies, and open savanna, this sparrow is relatively easy to locate by its insect-like song in the summer. In the winter, however, it is shy and extremely hard to find, even where it is common. It eats seeds and insects during the summer. The nest is a cup-like depression in the ground, lined with fine grass and usually concealed by overhanging grasses. The four-digit banding code is GRSP.
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Male
copyright Herbert Clarke

Grasslands
Grasslands

Savanna
Savanna

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