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Swamp Sparrow

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Photo by ChaiyanLocation: Dunbar Slough, Central Iowa, USA
Photo by Chaiyan
Location: Dunbar Slough, Central Iowa, USA
Melospiza georgiana



12-14cm. Streaked rusty and black upperparts, grey breast, light belly, white throat, rust-coloured cap and wings. Grey face, dark line through the eye. They have a short bill and fairly long legs.


North America and central Canada.





It builds a bulky nest with leaves arching over the top, which is attached to marsh vegetation.

The diet includes insects and seeds.

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