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Seaside Sparrow

Ammodramus maritimus ORDER: PASSERIFORMES FAMILY: EMBERIZIDAE

IUCN Conservation Status: Least Concern

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

Calls

  • Song
     
  • Courtesy of Macaulay Library
    © Cornell Lab of Ornithology.

Song short, muffled, and ending in a buzz; "ttp, zhe, eeeeee," like a distant Red-winged Blackbird.

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