Bachmans Sparrow

Other Names: none

Distribution: Deep South, excluding the Mississippi Delta and extending down to peninsular Florida. In summer, may be found as far north as Virginia and Missouri.

Description:

Size: 15-16 cm in length with a 20-21 cm wingspan. Adults weigh 18.4–23 g.

Plumage: Adults have chestnut brown upperparts and crown with gray and black streaking on the neck, back and primaries. The face is gray with a chestnut brown eyestripe over a black eye. The breast is gray fading into white at the rump. The legs are white to yellow and the bill is glossy dark brown.

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Bachmans Sparrow

Bachmans Sparrow

Bill Shape
cone
Eats
apple-slices
fruit
millet
peanut-kernels
safflower
suet
Regions
alabama
arkansas
district of columbia
florida
georgia
illinois
indiana
kansas
kentucky
louisiana
maryland
michigan
mississippi
missouri
new jersey
new york
north carolina
ohio
oklahoma
ontario
pennsylvania
south carolina
tennessee
texas
virginia
west virginia
Tail Shape
rounded-tail
Wing Shape
rounded-wings
Habitat
Forests
Grasslands
Color
buff
brown
Body Shape
perching
Size
small
Order
perching birds or songbirds - passeriformes
Conservation Status
Near Threatened
Bird Species