Field Sparrow

(Spizella pusilla)

Status: Summer Resident. Last recorded on site in 2021
Breeding Status:-
1987-1991: Confirmed1992-1996: Confirmed
1997-2001: Confirmed2002-2006: Confirmed
2007-2011: Confirmed2012-2016: Confirmed
2017-2021: 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.

This species is a very common migrant and summer breeder. It nests in brushy fields and scrub-shrub areas throughout the lab. Single individuals were seen in the first week of January 1989 and the 4th week of January 1990.

Photographer: Dan Johnson.