Photo Credits: Laura Erickson

Photo Credits: Laura Erickson

LeConte's Sparrow (Ammodramus lecontei)

LeConte’s Sparrows live in open, grassy areas such as meadows, marshes, and prairies. They eat insects, spiders, and seeds. They weigh 0.4-0.6 oz. and have an average wingspan of 7.1 in. LeConte’s Sparrows make a sound that is two buzzing noises, one long, one short. They are protected on the US Migratory Bird list.

Frequency: Rare