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Song Sparrow

Length: 5.75-7.5 inches Song: chimp, chimp, chimp
Wingspan: 8.25-12.5 inches Behavior: Mostly fond in pairs
Weight: 0.7 ounces Breeding: monogamous
Habitat: Grassland with scattered trees. Forest edge, oak and riparian. Bushes, shrubs, thickets and undergrowth; tropical lowland. Freshwater marshes, swamps. Open landscapes, grassland, tundra, savanna, coastal ponds/sloughs-salt,brackish or freshwater, coastal marshes, coastal wetlands, salt marshes, prairie potholes. Upland streams and vicinity. Population: Widespread and abundant to common in brushy areas
Migration: Northern birds migrate Feeders: Birdseed
Appearance: Long rounded tail, pinkish legs and feet, whitish underparts,broad grayish eyebrows, and more.
Interesting Facts: His flight pattern is very curvy

Compiled by Landon, Middletown Elementary School, Louisville, KY
Information from Birds of North America by Fred J Alsop III, DK Publishing, Inc., 2001

Photos used with permission from Richard Healy.

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Last Updated: February 28, 2012

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