Merlin Bird Graphic

Merlin Bird ID

Try our free app foriOS |  AndroidWeb version coming soon!
Recently Viewed Species

    Baird's Sparrow

    Silhouette SparrowsSparrows

    Baird's Sparrow

    Ammodramus bairdii
    • ORDER: Passeriformes
    • FAMILY: Passerellidae
    Basic Description

    Rare and elusive, Baird's Sparrow breeds in the vanishing prairie lands of the northern Great Plains. It habitually lies low in the tall grass, revealing its presence only with its distinctive tinkling song.

    More ID Info
    image of range map for Baird's SparrowRange map provided by Birds of North AmericaExplore Maps
    Other Names
    • Gorrión de Baird (Spanish)
    • Bruant de Baird (French)
    • Cool Facts