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Savannah Sparrow

Yankee Plus Dec 2015


Savannah Sparrow
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Savannah Sparrow
Photographed at Quoddy Head State Park, Lubec, Maine The Savannah Sparrow These birds forage on the ground or in low bushes; particularly in winter they are also found in grazed low-growth grassland. They mainly eat seeds, but also eat insects in the breeding season. They are typically encountered as pairs or family groups in the breeding season, and assemble in flocks for the winter migration. The Savannah Sparrow is considered a threatened species, Its song is mixture of chirps and trills. Savannah Sparrow (Passerculus sandwichensis)
Photographer: Marty Saccone
Location: Lubec, Maine

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