Song Sparrow (Melospiza melodia)

Order: Passeriformes
Family: Emberizidae
Genus: Melospiza
Species: melodia

Regional

This bird has been reportedly found in the following regions:

Kelseyville, California
Aurora, Illinois
Coatesville, Indiana
Yale, Iowa
Hebron, Kentucky
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Dixfield, Maine
Cambridge, Maryland
Clinton, Maryland
Linthicum Heights, Maryland
Byron, Michigan
Paw Paw, Michigan
Traverse City, Michigan
Conway, Missouri
Saint Robert, Missouri
Beachwood, New Jersey
Hamburg, New York
Yonkers, New York
Concord, North Carolina
Durham, North Carolina
Bucyrus, Ohio
Dalton, Ohio
Dayton, Ohio
Haskins, Ohio
Lebanon, Ohio
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Scottdale, Pennsylvania
Fredericksburg, Virginia
Newport, Virginia
Walkerton, Virginia
Stanwood, Washington
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Members' Notes:

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On May 16, 2009, Lillibetha from Hamburg, NY wrote:

These are in my area all year round (I think). I live in western NY state.

Positive

On Dec 31, 2010, audsrz from Traverse City, MI (Zone 5a) wrote:

They really do love to sing. The first distinguishing feature beginning birders will spot is the black dot on the chest. That rules out half the sparrow family and makes identification much simpler.