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Swamp Sparrow

Melospiza georgiana

Habitat:

Florida Wetlands in scrub and reeds



1 species ID suggestions

MrsPbio
MrsPbio 2 months ago
Chipping Sparrow, non- breeding plumage
Spizella passerina

3 Comments

MrsPbio
MrsPbio 2 months ago

According to Sibley's Guide, p.485, Clay and Chipping flock together in winter, and are very difficult to tell apart. So, based on range, and likelihood of seeing a Clay, I'm going for non- breeding plumage Chippy. :)

James McNair
James McNair 2 months ago

Thank you possibly a young Swamp Sparrow?

MrsPbio
MrsPbio 2 months ago

Clay colored isn't found in Florida... But I'm working on the I'd! :!

Florida, USA

Lat: 28.48, Long: -80.77

Spotted on Dec 30, 2018
Submitted on Dec 30, 2018

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