Chipping Sparrow – 5/20/13

Observer: Paul Lauenstein

Observation Date: 5/20/13

Observation Time: 4:20 p.m.

Observation Location: Moose Hill Audubon Wildlife Sanctuary

Common Name: Chipping Sparrow

Scientific Name: Spizella passerina

Comments: Chipping sparrows are very common in Sharon. They have a distinctive reddish cap above a white eyeline. Their song is described as a reedy trill that sounds a lot like the songs of the pine warbler and the junco.

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Chipping Sparrow