Swamp Sparrow

ID Info
Swamp Sparrow by Hugh Powell
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Swamp Sparrow

Melospiza georgiana
  • ORDER: Passeriformes
  • FAMILY: Passerellidae
Basic Description

The simple trills of the Swamp Sparrow ring in spring and summer across eastern and central North America. Its name is appropriate, as it does live in swamps, but it can be found in a wide range of other wetland habitats too.

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Other Names
  • Chingolo Pantanero (Spanish)
  • Bruant des marais (French)
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