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Grasshopper Sparrow
(Ammodramus savannarum)

Grasshopper Sparrow

 4.5 - 5.75"

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

Grasshopper Sparrow
Photo © Robert Royse
extensively brushy. Click to enlarge
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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