Grasshopper Sparrow

(Ammodramus savannarum)

Status: Summer Resident. Last recorded on site in 2021
Breeding Status:-
1987-1991: Confirmed1992-1996: Confirmed
1997-2001: Confirmed2002-2006: Confirmed
2007-2011: Likely but not confirmed2012-2016: Confirmed

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

This species is a migrant and summer breeder. Numbers vary from year to year, but overall it appears to be declining. On Octber 22, 2006, an extremely late individual was seen at the Garden Club. Denis saw a Grasshopper Spr. carrying food in the exiperimental grass fields souh of Batavia Rd and west of Lake Law Pines Jun 28, 2015.

Artist: Denis Kania.