The Saltmarsh Sparrows (Ammodramus caudacutus) are small sparrows found in the salt marshes on the Atlantic coast of the United States from southern Maine to Virginia. After the breeding season, they migrate further south to winter along the eastern coast of the United States.
These birds measure about 4.3 - 5.5 inches (11 - 14 cm) in length, including the tail.
The uppe plumage is brownish with grey on the crown and nape (back of the neck);the chest is cream with dark streaks and the throat and abdomen are white. The face is orange with grey cheeks. The tail is short and pointed.