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Chipping Sparrow (Spizella passerina)

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


This bird has been reportedly found in the following regions:

Vincent, Alabama
, British Columbia
Daytona Beach, Florida
Lutz, Florida
Quincy, Florida
Trenton, Florida
Montpelier, Idaho
Naperville, Illinois
Coatesville, Indiana
Yale, Iowa
Hebron, Kentucky
Irvine, Kentucky
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Clinton, Maryland
Belleville, Michigan
Britt, Minnesota
Hamel, Minnesota
Marietta, Mississippi
Cole Camp, Missouri
Conway, Missouri
Saint Robert, Missouri
Himrod, New York
Dayton, Ohio
Lebanon, Ohio
Downingtown, Pennsylvania
Summerville, South Carolina
Penhook, Virginia
Walkerton, Virginia
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Members' Notes:


On Aug 17, 2012, Chillybean from (Zone 5a) wrote:

We enjoy these cute little "guys" in the breeding months. We've seen them at the end of March until October. I appreciate how they are not very shy around people and they have gotten rather close to us. We give them a thumbs up for eating cabbage moths and worms.


On Jan 6, 2010, plantladylin from (Zone 1) wrote:

We see flocks of these cute little birds in our area from mid October until late April. They flit about in the trees and all around the feeders. Their diet consists of caterpillars, ants, beetles, grains and seeds.


On Mar 10, 2009, sonnet from Hamel, MN wrote:

They are the most abundant bird at my feeder here in MN, beating out the juncos and other sparrows. And they are pleasant enough, with their sweet little heads. They are cute to watch bouncing around munching seeds, fluffed up against the snow!