Song Sparrow – 5/23/16
Observer: Paul Lauenstein
Observation Date: 5/29/16
Observation Time: 1:50 p.m.
Observation Location: near Lake Massapoag boat ramp
Common Name: Song Sparrow
Scientific Name: Melospiza melodia
Comments: There are at least 18 species of sparrows in Massachusetts. Learning their respective calls is a good way to find and identify them. The spot on its chest also helps with identification.
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