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Swamp Sparrow

Melospiza georgiana ORDER: PASSERIFORMES FAMILY: EMBERIZIDAE

IUCN Conservation Status: Least Concern

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.

Songs

Song is a slow trill consisting of two or more pitches repeatedly sung essentially at the same time.

Calls

Call note is a metallic chip.

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