Savannah Sparrow

Passerculus sandwichensis - Bruant des prés

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Emberizidés

  • Genus
    :

    Passerculus

  • Species
    :

    sandwichensis

Descriptor

Gmelin, JF, 1789

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 16 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 20 à 22 cm.
  • Weight
    : 15 à 28 g
Longevity

6 years

Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Savannah Sparrow (Passerculus sandwichensis) is a species of bird in the Emberizidae family.

Subspecific information 17 Subspecies

  • Passerculus sandwichensis princeps (Sable I.. e Nova Scotia in e Canada.)
  • Passerculus sandwichensis labradorius (c and e Canada, nc USA)
  • Passerculus sandwichensis savanna (s and se Canada and ne USA)
  • Passerculus sandwichensis anthinus (Alaska and nw Canada)
  • Passerculus sandwichensis sandwichensis (e Aleutians and islands off the Alaskan Pen.)
  • Passerculus sandwichensis brooksi (sw Canada and nw USA)
  • Passerculus sandwichensis alaudinus (coastal California. w USA.)
  • Passerculus sandwichensis nevadensis (sc Canada and wc USA)
  • Passerculus sandwichensis brunnescens (nc Mexico)
  • Passerculus sandwichensis wetmorei (sw Guatemala)
  • Passerculus sandwichensis beldingi (sw USA and n Baja California. nw Mexico.)
  • Passerculus sandwichensis anulus (wc Baja California. nw Mexico.)
  • Passerculus sandwichensis guttatus (sc Baja California. nw Mexico.)
  • Passerculus sandwichensis magdalenae (s Baja California. nw Mexico.)
  • Passerculus sandwichensis sanctorum (San Benito Is.. off Baja California in nw Mexico.)
  • Passerculus sandwichensis rostratus (ne Baja California and nw Sonora. nw Mexico.)
  • Passerculus sandwichensis atratus (coastal Sonora to Sinaloa. nw to w Mexico.)

Foreign names

  • Bruant des prés,
  • Sabanero Zanjero,
  • Tico-tico-dos-prados,
  • Grasammer,
  • mezei verébsármány,
  • Savannahgors,
  • Passero di savana,
  • Gulbrynad grässparv,
  • Musespurv,
  • strnádlik trávový,
  • strnadec skvrnitý,
  • Savannahspurv,
  • kenttäsirkkunen,
  • sit pardalenc de prat,
  • Gresjutittlingur,
  • bagiennik żółtobrewy,
  • Savanas zvirbulis,
  • prerijski vrabonad,
  • Саванная овсянка,
  • クサチヒメドリ,
  • 稀树草鹀,
  • 稀樹草鵐,

Voice song and cries

Bruant des prés
adult

Habitat

Shrubland : Temperate, Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Grassland : Tundra, Temperate, Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Wetlands (inland) : Bogs, Marshes, Swamps, Fens, Peatlands ; Marine Intertidal : Sandy Shoreline and/or Beaches, Sand Bars, Spits, Etc, Shingle and/or Pebble Shoreline and/or Beaches, Salt Marshes (Emergent Grasses) ; Marine Coastal/Supratidal : Sea Cliffs and Rocky Offshore Islands, Coastal Sand Dunes ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land, Pastureland

Geographic range

Other sources of interest

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