Nelson's Sparrow

Ammodramus nelsoni

Summary 2

The Nelson's Sparrow (Ammodramus nelsoni) is a small sparrow. This bird was named after Edward William Nelson, an American naturalist. Formerly, this bird and the Saltmarsh Sparrow were considered to be a single species, the Sharp-tailed Sparrow; because of this it was briefly known as Nelson's Sharp-tailed Sparrow.

Sources and Credits

  1. (c) Bill Bouton, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA), http://www.flickr.com/photos/8086030@N03/5199133031
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ammodramus_nelsoni

More Info

iNatCA Map