Song Sparrow – 4/7/11
Observer: Paul Lauenstein
Observation Date: 4/7/11
Observation Time: 5:40 p.m.
Observation Location: Gavins Pond Road near soccer fields
Common Name: Song Sparrow
Scientific Name: Melospiza melodia
Comments: This song sparrow was gleaning seeds. Their distinctive, melodious song is a good one to memorize because it is so common.
More Information: Cornell Lab of Ornithology “All About Birds”