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Baird's Sparrow

Ammodramus bairdii ORDER: PASSERIFORMES FAMILY: EMBERIZIDAE

IUCN Conservation Status: Least Concern

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.

Songs

Song is a series of light ringing notes followed by a thin trill.

Calls

Call notes include a sharp chip or a lower, less emphatic note.

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