- Peucaea aestivalis
6" (15 cm)
Dull, streaked above, plain below, buff breast.
Winters chiefly in southern Atlantic and Gulf Coast states.
- P. a. illinoensis:
- P. a. bachmani:
- Oak-pine woods of Mid-Atlantic states to northern Gulf states
- P. a. aestivalis :
Was formerly placed in genus Aimophila.
Mature long-leaf pine forest, scattered shrubs; also fields and pastures.
Ground feeder; the diet includes crickets, beetles, grass and sedge seeds.
- Clements, JF. 2011. The Clements Checklist of Birds of the World. 6th ed., with updates to August 2011. Ithaca: Cornell Univ. Press. ISBN 978-0801445019. Spreadsheet available at http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/downloadable-clements-checklist
- 51st supplement to the AOU checklist of North American birds
- BirdForum Opus contributors. (2021) Bachman's Sparrow. In: BirdForum, the forum for wild birds and birding. Retrieved 10 May 2021 from https://www.birdforum.net/wiki/Bachman%27s_Sparrow