Baird's Sparrow

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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.

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Other Names
  • Gorrión de Baird (Spanish)
  • Bruant de Baird (French)
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