Snow Bunting

(Plectrophenax nivalis)

Status: Winter Resident. Last recorded on site in 2021

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

This bird often winters in the corn fields west of the lab. However, it is not a particularly regular visitor on site. Sightings are usually around the buffalo field but have also occurred along roadsides and the shore of Lake Law.

Artist: Denis Kania.