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Grasshopper Sparrow
(Ammodramus savannarum)

    
        
Grasshopper Sparrow
Photo © Robert Royse
 
Grasshopper Sparrow Information
                                       
Length:
 4.5 - 5.75"

Habitat:
 In the Northeast, dry grassy fields, hayfields, overgrown pastures, cultivated fields. Prefers habitat that is not extensively brushy.

Diet:  Insects, including grasshoppers (staple), beetles, caterpillars, and crickets; spiders, earthworms, snails, weed seeds, grass seeds, waste grain.
 
 
Grasshopper Sparrow ID TipsIdentification tips for the Grasshopper Sparrow
 
Range Maps:
(Click map to enlarge.)
 
Grasshopper Sparrow Breeding Map Grasshopper Sparrow Winter Map      USGS
     
Breeding Map          Winter Map (CBC)     
 
Additional Information:

Wildlife in Connecticut
Illustration of Grasshopper Sparrow, habitat, weight, length, food, identification, range, reproduction, interesting facts.
 
     
   

 

 


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