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    Saltmarsh Sparrow

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    Saltmarsh Sparrow

    Ammodramus caudacutus
    • ORDER: Passeriformes
    • FAMILY: Passerellidae
    Basic Description

    A secretive bird with skulking habits and a barely audible song, the Saltmarsh Sparrow is restricted to salt marshes of the Atlantic and upper Gulf coasts.

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    Other Names
    • Gorrión Cola Aguda (Spanish)
    • Bruant à queue aiguë (French)
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