Seaside Sparrow

Description:

They are found in the salt marshes along the Atlantic and Gulf coasts of the United States  - ranging from southern New Hampshire to southern Texas.  Northern birds commonly migrate south along the eastern coast of the United States.

Description:

Their plumage above is mostly brownish, except for a grey crown and nape. The throat is white.  The chest is greyish buff with dark streaks.  There is a small, yellowish streak above the eye.

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Seaside Sparrow

Seaside Sparrow

Bill Shape
cone
thick billed
Eats
commercial-mixed-bird-seed
sunflower-seed
Regions
alabama
atlanticcoast
connecticut
delaware
district of columbia
florida
georgia
gulf coast
louisiana
maine
maryland
massachusetts
mississippi
new brunswick
new jersey
new york
north carolina
nova scotia
pennsylvania
rhodeisland
south carolina
texas
virginia
Tail Shape
pointed-tail
Wing Shape
pointed-wings
Action
hopping
Behavior
flocks
Markings
plain
wingbands
Location
high perching
low perching
north in summer
north in winter
south in winter
Habitat
coasts
Forests
Marshes
Color
brown
gray
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