Song Sparrow

Melospiza melodia Order: Passeriformes Family: Emberizidae (Buntings and New World Sparrows)
Melospiza melodia Order: Passeriformes Family: Emberizidae (Buntings and New World Sparrows)
Song Sparrow

This common sparrow was the subject of one of the very first in-depth life history studies, by Margaret Morse Nice. Often found near people but not as regular a feeder visitor as other backyard birds.

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