Chipping Sparrow

(Spizella passerina)



Status: Summer Resident. Last recorded on site in 2021
Breeding Status:-
1987-1991: Confirmed1992-1996: Confirmed
1997-2001: Confirmed2002-2006: Likely but not confirmed
2007-2011: Confirmed2012-2016: Confirmed
2017-2021: Likely but not confirmed

The Patuxent web-site provides more general information about this species.
At this time of year, this species is expected to be present on site.

Occurs as a common migrant and summer breeder. It nests around buildings and farmhouses, especially in areas where there are ornamental shrubs and evergreen plantings.

Photographer: Greg Vogel.