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    Seaside Sparrow

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

    A drab sparrow with a short tail and a large bill, the Seaside Sparrow is a salt marsh specialist.

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    Other Names
    • Gorrión Costero (Spanish)
    • Bruant maritime (French)
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