Vesper Sparrow

(Pooecetes gramineus)



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

Occurs as a migrant and summer resident in the open farmlands and old fence-rows.

Photographer: Jackie Tilles.