Seaside Sparrow

Ammodramus maritimus

Order

PASSERIFORMES

Family

New World Sparrows and Towhees (Passerellida)

Code 4

SESP

Code 6

AMMMAR

ITIS

HEAD

Seaside Sparrow Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: Cone
  • Eye Color: Brown.
  • Head pattern: Striped, Unique pattern, Malar or malar stripe
  • Crown Color: Olive-gray
  • Forehead Color: Olive-gray
  • Nape Color: Olive-gray
  • Throat Color: White
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Seaside Sparrow Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 13-17 cm (5.25-6.5 in)
  • Weight: 23 g (0.8 oz)
  • Size: Small (5 - 9 in)
  • Color Primary: Brown, Gray
  • Underparts: Buff with gray streaking.
  • Upperparts: Olive-gray with brown and black streaking.
  • Back Pattern: Striped or streaked, Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Striped or streaked, Solid

FLIGHT

Seaside Sparrow Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Short flights low over vegetation on rapidly beating wings with alternating brief periods of wings pulled to sides.
  • Wingspan Range: 20-22 cm (8-8.5 in)
  • Wing Shape: Pointed-Wings
  • Tail shape: Pointed Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Streaked
  • Upper Tail: Dark olive-gray
  • Under Tail: Dark olive-gray
  • Leg Color: Olive-brown
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