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Ammodramus (grassland sparrows)

Wikipedia Abstract

Ammodramus is a genus of birds in the family Emberizidae, in the group known as American sparrows. Birds of this genus are known commonly as grassland sparrows. The name Ammodramus is from the Latin for "sand runner". These birds live in grassland and marsh habitat. Some Ammodramus are monogamous and both parents care for the young. Other species are polygynous with no pair bonding and no paternal care. Species include:
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Ammodramus aurifrons (Yellow-browed Sparrow) (Attributes)
Ammodramus bairdii (Baird's Sparrow) (Attributes)
Ammodramus caudacutus (Saltmarsh Sparrow) (Endangered) (Attributes)
Ammodramus henslowii (Henslow's Sparrow) (Attributes)
Ammodramus humeralis (Grassland Sparrow) (Attributes)
Ammodramus leconteii (Le Conte's Sparrow) (Attributes)
Ammodramus maritimus (Seaside Sparrow) (Attributes)
Ammodramus nelsoni (Nelson's Sparrow) (Attributes)
Ammodramus savannarum (Grasshopper Sparrow) (Attributes)


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