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    Lark Sparrow

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    Lark Sparrow

    Chondestes grammacus
    • ORDER: Passeriformes
    • FAMILY: Passerellidae
    Basic Description

    A conspicuous sparrow of farmlands and roadsides, the Lark Sparrow has a bold face and tail pattern. With unusual courtship displays as well as plumage, it is like no other sparrow and is the sole member of its genus.

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    Other Names
    • Gorrión Arlequín (Spanish)
    • Bruant à joues marron (French)
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