Saltmarsh Sparrow

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Saltmarsh Sparrow

Ammospiza caudacuta
  • 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
  • Chingolo Colifino (Spanish)
  • Bruant à queue aiguë (French)
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