Savannah Sparrow

Other Names: Ipswich Sparrow

Distribution: throughout inland western North America.

Description:

Size: 18-23 cm in length with a 18-25 cm wingspan, weighing 15-29 g.

Plumage: Pale gray streaked with brown throughout and with a yellowish eyebrow. The beak and legs are pale and the eyes are black.

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Savannah Sparrow

Savannah Sparrow

Bill Shape
cone
Eats
commercial-mixed-bird-seed
sunflower-seed
Regions
alabama
alaska
alberta
aleutians
arizona
arkansas
baja california
british columbia
california
colorado
connecticut
delaware
district of columbia
florida
georgia
hawaii
idaho
illinois
indiana
iowa
kansas
kentucky
labrador
louisiana
maine
manitoba
maryland
massachusetts
mexico
michigan
minnesota
mississippi
missouri
montana
nebraska
nevada
new brunswick
new foundland
new hampshire
new jersey
new mexico
new york
north carolina
north dakota
northwest territories
nova scotia
nunavut
ohio
oklahoma
ontario
oregon
pennsylvania
quebec
rhodeisland
saskatchewan
south carolina
south dakota
tennessee
texas
utah
vermont
virginia
washington
west virginia
wisconsin
wyoming
yukon
Tail Shape
notched-tail
Wing Shape
rounded-wings
Action
hopping
Markings
plain
Sounds
trilling
harsh song
Location
high perching
north in summer
south in summer
Habitat
agricultural
savanna
Forests
Grasslands
Marshes
Color
brown
green
yellow
red
Body Shape
perching
Size
medium
small
Order
perching birds or songbirds - passeriformes
sparrows and allies (New World) - emberizidae
Conservation Status
Least Concern
Bird Species