Field Sparrow – 5/26/14
Observer: Paul Lauenstein
Observation Date: 5/26/14
Observation Time: 5:55 p.m.
Observation Location: field near Gavins Pond dam
Common Name: Field sparrow
Scientific Name: Spizella pusilla
Comments: The song of a field sparrow starts out slowly and then gets faster, like a bouncing ping-pong ball. There are at least 18 species of sparrows in Massachusetts. Learning their respective calls is a good way to find and identify them.
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