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Field Sparrow (Spizella pusilla)

Order: Passeriformes
Family: Emberizidae
Genus: Spizella
Species: pusilla


1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives


This bird has been reportedly found in the following regions:

Panora, Iowa
Yale, Iowa
Hebron, Kentucky
Irvine, Kentucky
Albertville, Minnesota
Conway, Missouri
Saint Robert, Missouri
Fort Worth, Texas
Walkerton, Virginia

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Member Notes:

Positive Chillybean On May 1, 2013, Chillybean from Near Central, IA
(Zone 5a) wrote:

What is not to like about this bird? It has such a fun sounding Latin name- Spizella pusilla.

We saw our first yard bird last week. It came only to sing, but yesterday s/he decided to eat some of our millet giving us a nice chance to get some good photos.

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