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
  • Chingolo Arlequín (Spanish)
  • Bruant à joues marron (French)
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