Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Buntings, Sparrows, Seedeaters and Allies :: Clay-colored Sparrow

Clay-colored Sparrow Spizella pallida

Described by: Swainson (1832)
Alternate common name(s): Clay-coloured Sparrow
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Illinois Beach State Park, Lake County, Illinois, USA - May 6, 2006 © Kanae Hirabayashi  Grand Pre, Kings County, Nova Scotia, Canada - Jan 23, 2004 © Richard Stern  Crow Valley Recreation Area, Weld County, Colorado, USA - Date unknown © Steve Messick  Iowa, USA - Sep 20, 2003 © Chaiyan Kasorndorkbua  South Padre Island, Cameron County, Texas, USA - Apr 11, 2005 © Jean-Philippe Paris 
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W. Canada in wc. and s. Makenzie, e. British Columbia, nw. and c. Saskatchewan, n. Manitoba, c., s., and se. Ontario, and sw. Quebec s. in the c. United States (e. Washington, c. Montana, se. Wyoming, e. Colorado, w. Kansas, s. Nebraska, n. Iowa, n. Illinois, c. and se. Michigan, and w. New York.
Winters s. to Mexico and Guatemala.


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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