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Botteri's Sparrow

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Botteri's Sparrow

Peucaea botterii
  • ORDER: Passeriformes
  • FAMILY: Passerellidae
Basic Description

A plain sparrow of Mexican grasslands, Botteri's Sparrow reaches the northern limits of its range in southeastern Arizona and southern Texas. The species shows a strong affinity for tall grasses in semidesert areas and coastal prairie.

More ID Info
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Other Names
  • Chingolo de Botteri (Spanish)
  • Bruant de Botteri (French)
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