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Savannah sparrow

Passerculus sandwichensis


Small sparrow, dark-streaked, gray-brown upperparts, white underparts, heavy streaks on breast and sides. Head has a brown crown with pale central stripe and pale yellow or white eyebrows. Brown wings have two pale bars. Tail is short and notched. Pink legs and feet.


spotted on a boardwalk at Gulf State Park. Found in salt marshes, grasslands, tundra, mountain meadows, sandy regions, and short-grass prairies.


Native to North and Central America and nearby island nations, this bird prefers marine, grassland, wetland, and shrubland ecosystems.

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Orange Beach, Alabama, USA

Lat: 30.28, Long: -87.55

Spotted on Jan 24, 2019
Submitted on Feb 3, 2019

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